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    COURSE 100 - Health Issues and Systems

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    This is the first of five courses in the First Nations Health Manager Program leading to the Certified First Nations Health Managers (CFNHM) professional designation. The other courses in the program are:

    About the Course

    The key topics for the course are:

    • History
    • Policy
    • Systems and Programs
    • Determinants
    • Epidemiology
    • Health Human Resources
    • Communities
    • Health Governance
    • Health Issues
    • Future Directions

    This online course is delivered over a 12 week period. The tuition cost for this online course is $750 per course plus applicable taxes for members, for non-members it is $925.

    Individuals taking the online courses will need access to the internet, e-mail and a computer on a regular basis. The course is available online 24/7. The course follows a weekly schedule to enable discussion of lesson material in the discussion forum. It is up to you when participating what times will best fit into your schedule. It is recommended that you set aside course time to ensure you keep on top of course your workload. If you know you are going to be busy or away, you can work ahead or catch up when you return. Assignments however have a very specific due date.

    A student typically spends 10 hours per week, but this can vary depending on your experience level in a given topic area, and may increase leading up to an assignment due date.

    The course requires the completion of two assignments. For these assignments, you are encouraged to act as a “consultant” for your organization, which means your course work has immediate and practical application for your organization. Twenty percent of the course mark is assigned to participation in the discussion forum. There are assigned questions in the discussion forum that will help get you thinking about your organization. You will also share resources, best practices and experiences with other participants and the instructor that will directly benefit the work you do every day. The balance of the mark, eighty percent is assigned to the assignments.

    The course is facilitated by an instructor with relevant experience. They will offer guidance and feedback for assignments as well as monitor and when required, contribute to the discussion forum.

    Individuals not able to leave their community for any length of time or are comfortable with the internet and have some social media experience will find this format a convenient way to take a course.

    If online learning format is not for you inquire about our intensive format.

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    Are you ready for online learning?

    FNHMA 6th Annual Conference
    November 15-17, 2016
    Vancouver, BC
    Register Now at 2016 National Conference

    Course 200 Intensive 
    June 6-10, 2016
    Saskatoon, SK
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    Course 300 Intensive
    June 13-17, 2016
    Ottawa, ON
    For more info click here
    To register click here

    Considering certification? Click here to access the information guide.

    The next CFNHMP online course session begins May 16
    , 2016. Click here to register.