Course Name: Introduction to Travel Health

Cost: £130.00 per person

Who is this course for: It has been developed for Healthcare Practitioners, e.g. Practice Nurses and Pharmacists, who undertake travel health consultations

Recommended Frequency: Once then Travel Health updates as required

Downloadable Flyer: Travel Health Flyer

Course Information:

The learning will be structured with interactive elements, using case studies, practical activities and group discussions. It will cover all elements of travel health consultations, including:

  • Good practice guidance
  • Travel health risk assessment
  • Travellers with additional needs
  • Sources of Information
  • Non-vaccine preventable diseases
  • Malaria
  • Insect bite avoidance
  • Vaccine preventable disease
  • Travel vaccines and schedules

Course Learning Objectives:

To provide healthcare professionals with tools to offer travellers comprehensive consultations, including:

  • Understanding the importance of travel health risk assessments
  • Accessing up to date resources
  • Understanding vaccine preventable diseases
  • A good general knowledge of travel vaccines
  • Be able to plan a vaccine schedule
  • Understanding of non vaccine preventable disease
  • Increased knowledge of malaria
  • Deliver evidence-based advice to travellers
  • Demonstrating an understanding of professional issues