Thu, 13 May | Online Event

Travel Health Update

This course is intended for nurses and healthcare professionals who may be new to the field of Travel Health, those returning after a long gap, or for those practicing who may not have undertaking formal training. It will cover covid-19, travel, risk assessment, travel vaccines and more.
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

13 May, 13:00 – 17:00
Online Event

About the Event

An interactive and engaging approach to delivering a live streamed training session via Microsoft Teams or Zoom. There is a maximum of 20 delegates on this course to facilitate learning. The trainer uses an interactive tool which can be used for voting, taking part in case studies, sharing ideas/opinions, Q&A’s and makes the course more interesting by being interactive. Delegates can ask questions and interact with the trainer.

The trainer:

Cathy O’Malley RGN FFTM RCPS(Glasg) is a Travel Health Nurse Specialist with 14 years clinical experience in a travel clinic. She has a Travel medicine diploma and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Travel Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Glasgow. She is an experienced trainer and is passionate about travel medicine and passing her knowledge on to others.

Course content:

·  The travel consultation

·  Tools and resources

·  Risk assessment

·  Vaccine preventable diseases

·  Non-vaccine preventable diseases

·  Other health risks

·  Case studies and scheduling of vaccines

·  Legal aspects and responsibilities of the travel health practitioner

·  Malaria

·  Mosquito borne diseases

·  The complex traveller

·  FGM & the travel consultation

·  Covid-19 & advising travellers

Delegates will require:

·  To access course on a computer, laptop, tablet, or iPad with a large screen (i.e. bigger than a phone) with working speakers & microphone

·  A separate mobile phone (We use for the interactive element of the course). The trainer will provide a code for this when the meeting starts.

·  A good internet connection

·  To be in an environment where you will not be disturbed, as you will need to be present for the whole course (as it is interactive & live).

·  After the course: you will require a colleague to be your supervising practitioner to help develop your skills in clinical practice and assess your competency prior to you undertaking travel consultations alone.

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