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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 who have not undertaken basic immunisation training. It reflects the RCN competency framework for travel health medicine, the Public Health England and Wales standards for immunisation training and DH immunisation policy. Also addresses legal and professional accountability in accordance with the requirements stipulated by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency and the NMC Standards for Medicines Management.


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Course Content

National and international guidelines and policy requirements; sources of guidance and information

Public Health England and Wales immunisation standards for practice and the RCN travel health core competencies:

i) General standards for all nurses working in travel health

ii) Travel health consultations

iii) Professional responsibilities for nurses working in travel health

Immunology and vaccine technology

Public perceptions about immunisation

Vaccine storage, handling, administration, & record keeping

Understanding and management of anaphylaxis

Risk assessment:- the traveller; the destination; travel duration; travel itineries; special needs

Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination

Health promotion and preventive measures for non vaccine preventable diseases

Health care abroad and health insurance

Travel health update

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • To develop an enhanced understanding of travel health issues for the client and the practitioner

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