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Tue, 21 Feb


SWL - Online

Introduction to Travel Health - 2-day Course

Introduction to Travel Health - 2-day Course (Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22 February 2023) Delegates MUST attend both day 09:00-16:00 - online

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Introduction to Travel Health - 2-day Course
Introduction to Travel Health - 2-day Course

Time & Location

21 Feb 2023, 09:00 – 16:00

SWL - Online

About the event

This 2-day Introduction to Travel Health course is intended for Nurses/AHPs who may be new to the field of Travel Health, those returning to travel health after a gap, or for those already practicing who may not have undertaken formal training in the subject and who wish to update/expand.


Having completed the course for delegates to

· Understand the importance and process of risk assessment of the traveller and trip and how to apply this in practice.

· Have a good general knowledge of travel vaccines, the diseases they prevent and how to be able to deliver appropriate preventative advice to the traveller.

· Be aware of non-vaccine preventable diseases and topical issues in travel health and to be able to provide evidence-based advice to travellers.

· Understand how to access the most up-to-date resources for use in the travel consultation and to identify when it is appropriate to use them.

· To be able to plan vaccination schedules for itineraries.

· Have increased knowledge of Global malaria and malaria in travellers returning to the UK.

· Be able to identify which travellers are at higher risk of getting malaria and which are more likely to die from malaria, tailoring their advice to travellers accordingly.

· Understand the principles of bite avoidance, malaria chemoprophylaxis, and the importance of prompt malaria diagnosis.

· To be able to deliver evidence-based advice to travellers about malaria prevention.

· Demonstrate an understanding of professional issues in the Travel consultation

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