ERIC Number: ED066136
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Aug-4
Program of Instruction for Global Medicine Course.
Department of the Army, Washington, DC.
This document presents an outline of a program of instruction for a global medicine course offered in 3 blocks by the Department of the Army. The purpose of the first block, which would take 156 hours to complete, is to provide Army Medical Department officers with a basic working knowledge of, and the fundamental concepts underlying, biostatistics and epidemiology that will enable them to plan, conduct, and evaluate scientific investigations in the biomedical field. The second block, consisting of 220 hours, is to provide Army Medical Department officers with advanced training in diseases occuring in tropical and other areas of the world. The third and final block consists of 132 hours and has as its purpose training Army Medical Department officers in (1) environmental factors of medical and potential military importance; (2) the examination and evaluation of all disease problems using the ecological approach; and (3) the appropriate use of public health and preventive medicine principles in varying environmental and cultural situations. (HS)
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Authoring Institution: Department of the Army, Washington, DC.