ON GOING PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA ADMISSION

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the under-listed Professional Diploma and Certificate Programmes. These are specialized  short term courses designed  to produce  highly skilled personnel in various areas of specializations. Trainees are mandated to undergo  course work, internship, research/projects, class room discussions, case presentation and defense.

Interested candidate can download/ obtain application form at Head Office: Institute for Social Work and Geriatric Studies, Opp. PHCN Office Road FHA Estate Lugbe Abuja, Liasion Office: Suite 1C 1st Floor Shippers’ Plaza Wuse Zone 5 Abuja or accredited centers nationwide. 

Entry Requirements: WAEC, NECO, NABTEB/Equivalent with minimum of 4 Credits in English Language and Mathematics.

*Mature Persons without complete Credit Passes can be offered Provisional Admission

PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA & CERTIFICATE COURSES AVAILABLE:

Geriatric Nursing Education and Assistance 

Medical Assistance

Laboratory Assistance

Geriatric Pharmacy Assistance 

Hospital Management

Social Work Services

NGO Management

Care Giver Skill Acquisition (For Professional Nannies/Babysitters)

Patient Care Management

Guidance and Counselling

Public Health Management

Hospice Management

Health Terminologies and Communication

Health Counselling

Trauma and Stress Management

Health Records Management

Behavioural Modification and Management

HIV/AIDS  Counselling and Management

     

INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL WORK AND GERIATRIC STUDIES

ISWOG ACADEMIC CALENDER 2016/2017 ACADEMIC SESSION

EDUCATION AND TRAINING DEPARTMENT

                                                                  FIRST SEMESTER

WEEK 1 LECTURE COMENCES 22nd October 2016
WEEK 2 LECTURES CONTINUES 29TH October 2016
WEEK 3 LECTURES CONTINUES 5TH November 2016
WEEK 4 LECTURES CONTINUES 12TH November 2016
WEEK 5 MID SEMESTER TEST 19TH November 2016
WEEK 6 LECTURES CONTINUES 26TH November 2016
WEEK 7 LECTURES CONTINUES 3rd December 2016
WEEK 8 REVISION 10TH December 2016
WEEK 9 EXAMINATION 12TH – 17TH December 2016

                    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM BELOW: 

ISWOG-PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA FORM

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ACCOUNT NUMBER: 1771318982

BANK: SKYE BANK

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2017 INTERNATIONAL TRAINING ON EPIDEMIOLOGY & WELLNESS (ITEW 2017)

Invitation/Training Synopsis:

In the contemporary health landscape, epidemics are factored by numbers of activities ascertained and yet to be ascertained, the risk and occurrence of these scourge is alarming. This calls for a critical need to embrace mental health literacy programs and translate the efficacy data into effectiveness schemes in health practice by improving disease management strategies. A conceptual basis for achieving these goals is by preparing/equipping the health workforce with skills, knowledge and relevant techniques to ensure compliance with global best practices.

The Institute in creating this enabling opportunity seeks to reduce the risk and occurrence of negative health outcomes through research, training, education and contributions, to improve health policies

Benefits:

* Networking

* Possible Job Placement

* Skill Development

* Capacity Enhancement

* Recommendation & Referral

Who To Attend:

Members of the Institute, Nurses, Para-medical Officers, Medical Officers, Occupational Health Therapists, Laboratory Scientists, Public Health Officers, Physiotherapists, Social Workers, Psychologists, HODs of Government Health Agencies/Parastatals, Health Experts, Health Researchers, Regional and International Academics.

Training Calendar:

SOUTH AFRICA

Venue: Indaba Hotels, Fourways, Johannesburg, South Africa

Date:   28th- 30th April, 2017

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Venue:  NewYork

Date: 23rd- 25th June, 2017

CANADA

Venue: Ivey Leadership Center, London, Ontario, Canada

Date: 21st – 31st August, 2017

For registration please Call OR Text  : +2348053272686, +2348092969318  cafainitiative@yahoo.com

REGISTRATION

The ITEW2017  will take place in London, Ontario, on August 21-24, 2017.

 FOR PARTICIPANTS IN NIGERIA
Click the “itew-2017” link below to register.

DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM HERE :itew-2017

FOR INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS

 Click the “Register Here” link below to register.

DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM HERERegistration-Form-ITEW-2017

SEND A MAIL TO ” cafainiative@yahoo.com” cc “dos.iswog@gmail.com” TO REQUEST FOR OUR ACCOUNT DETAILS AND PAYMENT OPTIONS

Visa information:

 Most travelers entering Canada must obtain a visa.  APPLY FOR YOUR VISA AS SOON AS POSSIBLE (at least six months before commencement of the programme is encouraged).
ITEW- 2017 will send you a letter of invitation upon registration for your use in applying for your visa. (Please note you MUST register to obtain a letter of invitation)
DOWNLOAD THE TRAINING COURSE CONTENT HEREitew-2017-course-content
INSTITUTE SOCIAL WORK AND GERIATRIC STUDIES
2017 INTERNATIONAL TRAINING FOR HEALTH & PARA-MEDICAL PERSONNEL
THEME: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND WELLNESS: THE GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
TRAINING AGENDA
DAY 1
August
22, 2017
Course Content
1. Introduction
 Definition , History, Purpose/Use of
Epidemiology
 Wellness; Definition, Determinants and
Dimensions
2. Concepts Basic to
Epidemiology
 Host, Agent, and Environment Model
 Causality
 Chain of Causation
3. Concepts in the
infectious diseases
 Components of the Infectious process
4. Epidemiologic Models  The physical, social, and psychological
environment;
 Lifestyle with its self-created risks;
 Human biology and genetic influences;
 And the system of health care
organization.
DAY 2
August
23, 2017
5. Epidemic Investigation
and Management
 Levels of Disease Occurrence
 Types of epidemics
 Investigation of an Epidemic
6. Epidemiological
Surveillance
 Purpose of surveillance
 Types of surveillance
 Activities in surveillance
 Features of a good surveillance system
 The Integrated disease surveillance
system
7. The 3Cs of Epidemiology  Cause
 Cure
 Control
DAY 3
AUGUST
24, 2017
8. Conceptualizing
Wellness
 Holistic Perspective
 Research Perspective
9. Dimensions of wellness
10. Measuring Wellness
11. Determinants of Health
and Wellness
12. Epidemiology and
Wellness
 Physical Wellness
 Psychological/Emotional Wellness
 Social Wellness
 Intellectual Wellness
 Spiritual Wellness
 Occupational Wellness
 Environmental Wellness
 Assessment tools such as Paloutzian’s
Spiritual Well-Being Scale (SWBS), the
Duke Religion Index (DUREL), Intrinsic
Religious Motivation Scale, Wellness
Process for Healthy Living (WPHL),
Expressions of Spirituality Inventory (ESI)
 Social, Environmental, Economic and
Geographical factors
 Epidemiology and Wellness; The
correlation
 Global perspective in the management
and control of epidemics