Training Course on Rabies and Animal Bite Management

Objectives
The Training is intended to:

    1. Provide participants knowledge on the following:

      a. Current rabies situation (human and animal) in the Philippines
      b. Updates on clinical management
      c. Updates on rabies diagnosis
      d. On-going control programs in the Philippines

    2. Train the participants on the recommendations for animal bite management
    3. Develop/improve the participants proficiency in the intradermal administration of rabies vaccine
    4. Develop/improve the participant’s skill in the administration of rabies immunoglobulin
    5. Provide information on cold chain management
    6. Provide orientation on the completion of the DOH reporting forms in order to improve surveillance of human rabies and animal bite case

Competencies being acquired
After the training, participants should be able to demonstrate the following:

    a. Intradermal rabies vaccination
    b. Rabies immunoglobulin administration
    c. Decision making in post-exposure prophylaxis
    d. Categorization of exposures

Schedule of Training

2018
February 26-28, 2018 – for private participants (CLOSED)
March 19-21, 2018 – for government participants ONLY – Please contact National Rabies Control Program (NRCP-DOH)
April 18, 2018 (Refresher)* – Private and government participants (CLOSED)
May 14-16, 2018 – Center for Health Development Region IV-A participants
July 16-18, 2018 – for private/government participants (SLOTS AVAILABLE)
August 13-15, 2018 – for private participants (CLOSED)
September 12, 2018 (Refresher)* – Private and government partipants (OPEN)
October 1-3, 2018 – for government participants ONLY – Please contact National Rabies Control Program (NRCP-DOH)
November 12-14, 2018 – for private participants (CLOSED)
*The referesher courses on April 18, 2018 and September 12, 2018 are intended for those who have already attended the Full Course of rabies training in RITM. Interested participants must provide copy of the Certificates of Attendance (Practicum and Didactics)

Number of Days:
3 days

Unit conducting the training
Clinical Research Division office

Requirements
1. Must be a registered doctor/ registered nurse (doctor and nurse team)
2. Letter of intent

How To Register
Write a letter of intent addressed to:
DR. SOCORRO P. LUPISAN
Director, RITM
THRU DR. BEATRIZ P. QUIAMBAO
Chief, Clinical Research Division

Email
Clinical Research Division office – crdritm@gmail.com

Contact Number
Fax: 809-7599 or 807-2638
Direct line: (02) 807-2638
Trunkline: (02) 807-2632 local 611
Contact Person: Ajhie Almazan / Jazzel Relayo

Registration fee
P 5,000.00/participant (handouts, kit, snacks and lunch)
(NOTE: Dormitory accommodation not included)

FIRST COME FIRST SERVED – LIMITED SLOTS ONLY

For dormitory reservation:
Contact Ms. Marjorie Damasco, Dormitory Manager – (02) 807-2631/32 to 37 local 414

Please use the Calendar of Activities to see when each course is scheduled throughout the year.