Building standards and best practices: Global health experiences for pre-health students
Learning Areas:Clinical medicine applied in public health
Diversity and culture
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Define the unique ethical, logistical, and educational challenges of pre-health students taking part in global health opportunities; Describe the tangible and intangible 'infrastructure' necessary to clarify the role of pre-health students at learners in international settings.; Identify existing peer-reviewed standards for pre-health students and current best practices; Identify opportunities to collaborate between public health, medical education, study abroad, and other stakeholders; Discuss next steps for appropriate adaptation of competencies for pre-health learners.
Keyword(s): Global Education, Ethics
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Assistant Director with the Health Careers Center at the University of Minnesota and an instructor in the Public Health Practice. Tricia teaches Global Health Challenges for Future Health Professionals, and is involved in developing study-abroad opportunities for pre-med and pre-public health students. Tricia led the development of the online training tool âGlobal Ambassadors for Patient Safetyâ. This tool outlines ethical and professional responsibility of pre-health students when participating in a learning abroad experience.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.