Gain the knowledge to correctly diagnose underlying cause of death.
In this POLHN self-paced program, you will learn the process of data collection on death, and how to apply this.
This course begins with an introduction on what cause of death is, and why a correct diagnosis is so important. Next, you will learn about underlying cause of death, and finally through case studies and examples will make different certifications.
This death records management course provides students with the knowledge to correctly diagnose the underlying cause of death. In this self-paced program, you will learn about public death records practice and the process of data collection, as well as various associated aspects related to the certificates of the cause of death.
After the completion of this course, the students shall be able to understand:
- The importance of certifying death correctly
- Vital statistics associated with death records
- Proper and effective usage of the cause of death data
- The current global situation regarding the quality of the cause of death data
Module - 1: Introduction and Importance
Module 1 deals with the topics such as the significance of certifying death in a correct manner, the uses to which the data related to the cause of death can be put to, the global situation in the context of the cause of death, and the phenomenon of the underlying cause of death (UCOD).
Module - 2: Introduction to the Underlying Cause of Death (UCOD), and Certificates of the Associated Cases
Module 2 is concerned with the discussion regarding the underlying cause of death (UCOD), and how to correctly certify the associated cases. Moreover, the module also details the external cause of death, common problems encountered during the cause of death, examples regarding how to certify correctly, guidelines for the recording of specific disease conditions, and ensuring that the certificate is complete in all aspects.
Module - 3: Case-based Learning and Assessments
Module 3 encompasses various examples for enhancement of the learning outcomes through a case-based and hands-on learning approach.
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This self-paced course has been designed in a manner that enhances understanding of the core concepts and provides easy to access learning materials. The course uses a range of study material such as pre-recorded videos, lecture slides, quizzes and assignments, and is developed by a team of dedicated health education experts.
Connect with other students through the discussion forum, where you can easily discuss the course or debate the ideas. Need more help? Your instructors are also available online to answer any questions you might have.
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POLHN self-paced courses are recognised by Pacific Ministries of Health. Once you have successfully completed the course, you will receive an official certificate. This certificate can be used for credit to gain CPD points.
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This course provides the knowledge to correctly diagnose the underlying cause of death. It explains public death records practice, data collection and various aspects related to death certificates.
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