Global Health E-Learning Courses

The UW Department of Global Health has a growing number of online courses for UW students, as well as students and health care workers worldwide. New and upcoming courses will be listed here as they are announced.

Courses for Professional Development

GH 573

Clinical Management of HIV provides in-depth training in the diagnosis and clinical management of HIV as practiced around the world. This course is available online to eligible clinicians worldwide.

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Principles of STD/HIV Research offers an intensive overview of the skills needed to pursue a career in the field of STD and/or HIV research. The course is available online to eligible individuals and groups worldwide.

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Leadership & Management in Health focuses on the practical leadership and management skills that are required for working in complex local, regional, national, and global health environments. This course is available online to eligible individuals and groups worldwide.

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Fundamentals of Implementation Science introduces a systematic, scientific approach to ask and answer questions about how to get 'what works' to people who need it with greater speed, fidelity, quality, efficiency, and relevant coverage.

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Introduction to Epidemiology for Global Health provides an in-depth orientation to the field of epidemiology for those seeking to conduct research or work on research studies in a global health context.

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Economic Evaluation in Global Health introduces the concepts of economic evaluation in healthcare in low- and middle-income countries.

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Courses for Enrolled University of Washington Students

Students at the University of Washington, or Medical Students in the WWAMI region, are eligible to enroll in these online courses. For more information or to enroll, use UW MyPlan.

G H 101
Available online for UW students. Introduces global health by putting its contemporary definition, determinants, development and direction as a field into a broad global context.

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GH 558
Examines the socio-politico-cultural forces that give rise to violence and the impact of violence on population health.

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GH 556
Examines the socio-cultural and political forces that impact assessment, manifestation, and treatment of mental illnesses worldwide. Students take a critical view of diagnostic systems and examine cultural differences in presentation of mental illness.

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GH 561
This course is intended for professional health science students interested in learning about diseases more commonly seen in resource-limited settings, or tropical climates, and how to diagnose, treat, and follow the resolution of these diseases with commonly limited resources.

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