Health care professionals know the importance of communicating medical practices and advancements quickly and accurately. People to People Citizen Ambassador Programs brings distant colleagues face to face, providing a forum to share innovative ideas.
People to People medical exchanges provide a method to explore issues in your field. Share implementation of new technology and systems to improve care in developing nations, or learn about innovative diagnostic and therapeutic techniques in medically advanced countries.
Witness patient care in a variety of settings. Alongside other health care professionals, compare the incidence and treatment of disease. Perhaps study the training and utilization of medical and paramedical personnel in rural areas.
Meet with eminent peers from host countries and develop comprehensive understanding of international developments in academic and practical spheres. Return with the knowledge that you have benefited your hosts while gaining personally from the experience.
Most medical programs that Citizen Ambassador Programs develops are planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint sponsorship of the American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ) and Ambassador Programs. The ACMQ is accredited by the ACCME to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The ACMQ designates our educational activity for approximately 10.0 ? 20.0 hours in Category I credit toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.
Our medical delegations for nurses are generally awarded 10.0 ? 20.0 contact hours through the joint sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and Citizen Ambassador Programs. The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.