Mode of Learning: Online Learning

Start Date: 1st of Every Month

Course Duration: Six Months (2 hours per day)

Disasters and conflicts have a direct impact on health situation.

Nursing and general health service delivery within humanitarian context are a complex processes that requires special skills and psychological preparations.

Nursing expertise is recognized to be essential skill but is not sufficient for one to participate in humanitarian work. Understanding the affected community, cultures and good preparation contributes to humanitarian work effectiveness.

This course aims to prepare health professionals especially nurses for humanitarian work.

Learners will develop skills to be able to manage issues and problems that arise in complex humanitarian environments with reference to health service delivery.

Learners will gain great understanding of humanitarian principles, values and ethical issues in practising humanitarian nursing.They will also learn about humanitarian programme cycle and how effective health management benefits this programming. Public and clinical health issues that face vulnerable groups in humanitarian situations will be explored.

Course Objective

To better prepare nurses and other health personnel to undertake humanitarian work effectively.Course Outline

Introduction to Humanitarian Operations

Humanitarian Values and Principles

Understanding the Cultures of the Community Affected

Personal Preparedness for Nursing Vulnerable Populations

Principles and Practice of Public Health


Disaster Healthcare Management

Nursing and midwifery in humanitarian environments

Psychological and Mental Health Management

Learning Plan

Access to course materials on E-Learning Platform

Online interaction with Course Moderators

Monthly assignments

20 Page Project Paper

End of Course Examination


Cost: Amount €700 Per Person

Fee information:

The course costs €700 per Person. This fee caters for course registration, e-learning moderation,course materials, examination and certificate.

Kindly send an expression of interest to:

The Training Manager

Strategia Netherlands

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