Basic Travel Health Introductory Course for Nurses and Qualified Professionals  Short Courses

Course Information

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Tbc 09:30 Full day £180.00 CS6073 Register Interest

Course Content

Tutor Info

Denise Chalkley has experience of immunisations and infectious diseases spanning many decades. Trained in general nursing, midwifery, neonatal intensive care, public health practice, and tuberculosis and travel medicine. Denise has worked extensively at clinical and senior management level, successfully combining primary, secondary and private practices to improve service provision and patient outcomes.

Eligibility

Qualified nurses, GPs and Pharmacists.

What will I learn?

  • 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

Teaching and 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

Leads To...

  • 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

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