Travel Health Training for Beginners

Primary Care Training Centre
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Course Delivery & Duration

Two day workshop.

Suitable For

Nurse, Registered Healthcare Practitioners, GP, Nurse Practitioner

Students must have previously completed a full day training programme for new immunisers including anaphylaxis training.

Outline Content

The course aims to equip health care professionals with the skills required to provide individualised pre-travel consultations at a basic competence level. This will be measured against the RCN competencies framework for travel health medicine.

  • To equip health care professionals with the ability to conduct a thorough pre-travel risk assessment.
  • To provide the knowledge to aid safe decision-making in the travel consultation so that advice and/or interventions are tailor-made for each individual traveller, with the use of up-to-date resources.
  • To help healthcare professionals to recognise their own limitations in knowledge and suggest sources of specialised information or advice.
  • Pre-travel risk assessment
  • Prevention of environmental and journey risks
  • Food and water-borne risks, including management of travellers’ diarrhoea
  • Vaccine-preventable risks and immunisation (including rabies-specific advice)
  • Vector-borne risks and insect bite prevention
  • Malaria advice including prophylaxis
  • Sexual health advice
  • How to deal with complex situations

Dates available on arrangement

Primary Care Training Centre can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

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