Training Events and Continuing Education Programs Offered by Medical Strategic Network and Christian Health Service Corps: (Click on each event or program to learn more.)
May 19, 2018 Medical Missions 101 Gathering in Plano, TX. This is a CME/CEU event. The purpose of this conference is to provide tools, knowledge and strategy to help your church, organization or mission program implement effective healthcare missions. We will also look at ways individuals, and groups can connect with Christian mission hospitals and health programs globally.
June 8-9, 2018, Friday 5:00 p.m. – Saturday 8:30 p.m. METS Whole Person Care Conference in Tulsa, OK. Learn to assess and address the spiritual needs of your patients in a professional, ethical, relevant, and compassionate manner.
June 8-10, 2018 METS Whole Person Care Conference in Redlands, CA. Learn to assess and address the spiritual needs of your patients in a professional, ethical, relevant, and compassionate manner.
July 8 – July 12, 2018 The Whole Person Care Preceptorship in Southern California. This is open to healthcare students who are currently enrolled in or officially accepted into a professional training program like medical school, nursing school, pharmacy school, dental school, PT, OT, PA, and other select allied health professional programs.
June 25 – 30, 2018 Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview in Grand Saline, TX. This is a CME/CEU event. Healthcare professionals and students – gain knowledge and skills for short or long term international service. This course provides an overview of tropical diseases in a case-based format and highlights the provision of quality care through application of global health guidelines. Sessions on topics ranging from malnutrition to cultural context outline approaches to whole-person care in developing communities. Suturing and physical exam workshops promote practical skills for resource-limited settings.
July 26, 2018 – July 31, 2018 Introduction to Disaster and Refugee Response: Sphere International Standards in Grand Saline, TX. Daily headlines of disasters and crises can overwhelm or prompt us to action. How can we respond well? Open to anyone, this program empowers participants to effectively contribute to global response efforts through knowledge and application of life-saving and dignity-upholding measures as outlined in the Sphere Handbook: Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response.