We’re offering a three-day Global Health Advanced First Aid® (GHAFA) course taught by University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty. The curriculum is an innovative three-day program to prepare global workers, travelers, and students to identify and respond to common first aid, emergency, and serious medical situations in an international, austere environment. Emphasis is on prevention, assessment, and self-treatment. Instruction includes a combination of lecture, discussion, hands-on practice, and scenarios.
Students successfully completing the GHAFA® class will earn a certificate in Global Health Advanced First Aid® from the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Students who have completed our Coursera massive open on-line course (MOOC), Foundations for Global Health Responders will be eligible for the more comprehensive Global Health Responder certification after also taking the GHAFA® course.
This three-day, 24-hour program prepares global workers, travelers, and students to identify and respond to common first aid, emergency, and serious medical situations in an international,
austere environment. Emphasis is on prevention, assessment, and self-treatment. Particular attention paid to differentiating between serious illnesses or injuries necessitating evacuation and those that do not. Instruction will include a combination of lecture, discussion, hands on practice, and scenarios.
ADVANCED CERTIFICATION AS A GLOBAL HEALTH RESPONDER
GLOBAL HEALTH RESPONDER
You must have completed both the Coursera Foundations course
AND the 24-hour GHAFA® course to be certified as a Global Health Responder
What does a Global Health Responder mean?
This title is meant to convey that:
- you have an introductory understanding of global health issues
- you have been trained in 24 hours of first aid care specific to a global health environment (GHAFA®).
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