I just got this news from my superstar Manpreet Darroch! Its an awesome training opportunity you shouldnt miss! 🙂 Read on!
Tuesday, 9 April 2013 , YOURS News
The John Hopkins International Injury Research Unit is pleased to announce that their free online certificate training program, ‘Road Traffic Injury Prevention and Control in Low and Middle-Income Countries (RTIP) is now live and ready to be used right now! This new online training offers an insight into road safety around the world and inclues multimedia and lectures to train all interested for FREE.
The Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) is pleased to offer for the first time a free, online training certificate program on Road Traffic Injury Prevention and Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (RTIP), hosted via the platform TRAMS.
Comprised of seven multimedia educational modules, this comprehensive program covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of road traffic injury prevention to setting up injury surveillance systems, evaluating road safety interventions and influencing policy on road traffic injuries (RTIs). The lectures are taught by a variety of instructors, including JH-IIRU faculty as well as experts in the field of injury prevention control and trauma care from around the world.
Modules in this training include:
- RTIP Module 1: Fundamentals of Road Traffic Injury Prevention
- RTIP Module 2: Concepts in Injury Prevention
- RTIP Module 3: Assessing the Health and Economic Burden of RTIs
- RTIP Module 4: Risk Factors and Choosing Interventions for Road Traffic Injuries
- RTIP Module 5: Injury Surveillance Systems
- RTIP Module 6: Evaluation of Road Safety Interventions
- RTIP Module 7: Influencing Policy for Road Traffic Injury Prevention
The program is free of cost and open to policy makers, researchers, educators and anyone in the general public interested in learning more about RTIs.
The course does not offer academic credit, but does provide a certificate for completing course modules.
You can find out more about it here and take part in the course today!