Non-Accredited Activities

Global Health: Best Practices and Ethical Challenges

Activity Details
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  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jul 18, 2017
  • Expires: Jul 18, 2019
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Needs Statement

U.S. Healthcare professionals participating in medical mission trips need to consider the ethical challenges these trips present and need to be aware of Global Health Best Practices.  Lessons learned from medical missions can also aid the healthcare professional dealing with culturally diverse patient populations in the U.S. 

Target Audience

Physicians, PAs, NPs, Pharmacists, and other health care professionals.


  • Consider the possible harmful effects of short term medical missions to developing countries;
  • Learn Best Practice Guidelines for Global Health; and,
  • Be motivated to help achieve sustainable improvements in the health care systems in developing countries.

Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Bonnell has nothing to disclose.