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Basic Travel Health Introductory Course for Nurses and Qualified Professionals City Health

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Course overview

This 2 day course will combine structured and interactive teaching though lectures, group work and real life scenarios. To maximise the sessions some pre-course reading/familiarisation is recommended. Evidence of learning and certificate of attendance will be given to those that fully attend the course.

  • Risk assessments
  • Principles of immunisation
  • Legal aspects
  • Competencies
  • Vaccination schedules
  • Sources of information and databases
  • Food and water borne disease
  • Malaria and chemoprophylaxis
  • Animal and insect borne diseases.

Course outcomes

Course outcomes

  • Better awareness and understanding of the importance of travel health and prevention of travel related illnesses
  • Confidence in the principles and practices of vaccination schedules
  • Better insight into the supporting databases and information sources
  • Meaningful training for NMC revalidation purposes

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Qualified nurses, GPs and Pharmacists.

Assessment

Assessment

This course will combine structured and interactive teaching though lectures, group work and real life scenarios. To maximise the sessions some pre-course reading/familiarisation is recommended. Evidence of learning and certificate of attendance will be given to those that fully attend the course.

Recommended reading

Recommended reading