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Manchester Metropolitan University Online Emergency Medicine Courses
Offers: MSc Emergency Medicine, MSc Emergency Medicine (Paediatric Emergency Medicine), MSc Emergency Medicine (Emergency Nursing), PGCert Emergency Management.  
Open to students from around the world.  

The course is managed online. The programme team and other facilities are based at our new Birley campus in Hulme, Manchester.

For further information about the programme, visit 

Free Online Course in Emergency Medicine

Course directed to supplement the gap of education in EM for doctors/students in developing systems that lack EM faculty.  

Introduction Video 

Two courses, each one covering 10 key topics with discussions of case-based videos.

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***Relief Web***

Searchable database of training opportunities by Country/Source/Theme/Format/Language/Start-End Dates/Registration Deadline/Training Type-Format


Knowledge for Health Global Health eLearning Center

The USAID Global Health eLearning Center offers a menu of courses that learners from many disciplines and positions can use to expand their knowledge in key public health areas and access important up-to-date technical information. The eLearning Center is available at no cost to learners and can be accessed 24 hours a day from any place in the world.

The eLearning Courses: Provide useful and timely continuing education for professionals interested in health and population issues, Offer state-of-the-art technical content on key public health topics, Serve as a practical resource for expanding public health knowledge, and Offer a flexible learning program for busy professionals


Training Program on Disaster Planning

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has launched a free first-of-its-kind integrative training that covers the development and maintenance of pre-incident plans.

Under a cooperative agreement with FEMA, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has launched a free first-of-its-kind integrative training that covers the development and maintenance of pre-incident plans ensuring the efficient distribution of patients, the sharing of information and resources, and the coordination between state and local agencies with hospitals and other Additional topics include patient and resource tracking, credentialing systems, deployable federal resources, principles of community emergency planning, and more.

This course is directed toward those working in emergency management agencies and healthcare organizations, especially in small communities and rural areas, which have primary job responsibilities other than disaster preparedness. It is also useful for those in public health, EMS, fire services, and other organizations involved in disaster preparedness. The four-hour online training is part of a training portal that has several components to it. Each state has its own virtual community to foster collaboration. 


Trauma and Critical Incident Care for Humanitarian Workers

International humanitarian work in the current global context is an inherently dangerous undertaking. Whether it is the result of natural disaster, civil conflict, or domestic crime, few humanitarian workers escape without becoming a target of violence or witnessing violence and its aftereffects. The goal of this module is to explain trauma reactions and explore how to best care for yourself and others after a traumatic event.


Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance

Programme Objectives

To provide humanitarian workers with the awareness, understanding and skills essential for effective action as individuals and as members of a team.

To identify and promote standards of good practice in humanitarian responses.

To encourage cooperation and dialogue between governmental, non-governmental, national and international agencies involved in humanitarian action.

To examine strategies for early warning and prevention of humanitarian crises.

To create a more effective synergy between emergency humanitarian interventions and programmes promoting sustainable development.


Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (London)

The Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H) is a three-month, full-time course in tropical medicine and public health for physicians.


Royal Roads University

School of Peace and Conflict Management

Conflict — in our workplaces, communities and the world around us — continues to exact growing economic, political and social costs. Responding with relevance and innovation, Royal Roads University is a leader in justice studies, conflict management, human security, peace-building and disaster managementdegree and graduate diploma programming. We provide professionals with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience to help manage conflict and craft solutions for real-world problems.

Master of Arts in Disaster and Emergency Management
Master of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Management
Master of Arts in Human Security and Peacebuilding 
Graduate Diploma in Conflict Analysis 
Graduate Diploma in Disaster and Emergency Management


Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh

Diploma/Certificate in Remote and Offshore Medicine


Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health in Crisis Situations: A Distance Learning Module 



RedR is an international charity that provides training and recruitment services for the humanitarian sector, improving emergency response worldwide. 

In partnership with Oxford Brookes University we offer Masters-level credit-rated courses in:


Field Logistics in Emergencies

Needs Assessment in Emergencies

Essentials of Humanitarian Practice

Managing People and Projects in Emergencies

Certificate in Security Management


Advanced Hazmat Life Support Courses

AHLS is offered in collaboration with the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT), and was developed by the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center (AEMRC), a Center of Excellence at The University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Each live course involves a board-certified toxicologist and physician and is taught by AHLS verified Instructors. The AHLS program also trains medical personnel to become AHLS Instructors who bring the course to their region.

The Provider, Toxic Terrorism and Chemical Burns courses include small-group interactive case studies. 

Basic Hazmat Life Support (BHLS) Online course is an online continuing education course consisting of 11 Lessons. It begins with a pre-test and ends with a post-test and provides 3 credits of CE.


Difficult Healthcare Decisions: Resource Allocation in Crisis

The Most Difficult Healthcare Decisions  

Running Times
Part 1 - Resource Allocation: The Ethical Justification
Part 2 - How to Ration Healthcare Resources 9:59
Part 3(A) - Who Allocates Scarce Healthcare Resources 6:37
Part 3(B) - Who Allocates Scarce Healthcare Resources 7:04


Free Emergency Medicine Talks 

The "Free Emergency Medicine Talks" Web site hosts more than 1200 MP3s of lectures recorded at both national and international meetings. You can also find talks from Temple Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Case Conferences, and Resident Presentations. There is no fee and no limits on downloads.


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