Medical Resources

This is not only a resource list for myself, but for others in ministry in developing countries.


MEDICAL

Global Health Learning – Free online courses and certificate programs in many medical topics.

InHisHands.com – A Christian-run birth supply website where you can purchase many basic medical supplies individually or in a case.

Missionary Medicine Intensive course – a 2-week, 66.25 CEU hours, course through Equip International.

Village Medical Manual: A Layman’s Guide to Health Care in Developing Countries, 2 Volumes, by Mary Vanderkooi – free lessons, laboratory exercises, quizzes, and case studies at VillageMedicalManual.org.

Where There is No Doctor, by David Werner with Carol Thuman and Jane Maxwell – free PDF through Hesperian Health Guides.

MIDWIFERY

A Book for Midwives, by Susan Klein, Suellen Miller, and Fiona Thomson – free PDF through Hesperian Health Guides.

Evidence Based Birth Academy – Online CEU classes on different evidenced-based childbirth topics.

Global Midwifery Skills – An online 8 CEU hours course through Mercy in Action.

InHisHands.com – A Christian-run birth supply website where you can purchase many basic medical supplies individually or in a case.

OB-GYN 101 – Free online source that teaches about how to start an IV, deliver a baby, and more than 40 other common procedures in OB-GYN.

Maternova.net – Affordable maternal and neonatal products for use in developing countries.

Midwifery Classroom – Affordable online CE courses pertaining to midwifery and childbirth. She usually offers one free course each month.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program – You can purchase the textbook here, take the online exam and then the skills test to receive a NRP Certification. I highly recommend taking the course with Karen Strange, if you are in the States.

Resolving Shoulder Dystocia – An online CEU course through Spinning Babies offering practical and immediate solutions for a life-threatening childbirth emergency.