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Travel Health

Duration: 2 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 16 - Price: £290.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

An introduction to Travel Health for registered health professionals (nurses, pharmacists or doctors) who are looking to expand their clinical practice into providing Travel Health consultations. It can also be a refresher for clinicians already working in Travel Health. This course uses practical examples and case studies to give an overview of how to provide effective and high quality Travel Health consultations.

This course is structured around the Good Practice Guidelines for providing a Travel Health Service (RCPSG) and the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Travel Health Competencies and is led by an active Member of the Faculty of Travel Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow).

"Very educative - will definitely recommend!"

"Excellent course! Delivered at the appropriate level - would definitely recommend to others!"

"Excellent course; good balance of input, discussion and individual-thinking led by very knowledgable lecturer - thank-you!"

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Course Content

Risk assessment: - the traveller; the destination; travel duration; travel itineraries; special needs and complex travellers

Vaccine preventable diseases, travel vaccines and schedules

Malaria – advice and medications

Health promotion and preventive measures for non-vaccine preventable travel related diseases and concerns such as travellers diarrhoea and accidents.

Health care abroad and health insurance

Practicalities of leading travel health consultations including case studies, group work and opportunities for discussion and questions.

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Course Aims and Outcomes

  • To develop an enhanced understanding of Travel Health issues to enable clinicians to run an effective Travel Health service and be able to explain these issues to clients.

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