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Aims / objectives

  • Apply the basic principles of vaccinations;
  • Have a better understanding of the importance of travel health and prevention of travel-related illnesses;
  • Be confident in the principles and practices of vaccination schedules;
  • Have a better insight into the supporting databases and information sources;
  • Gain up-to-date meaningful training to:
  • – help consolidate NMC and professional competencies;
  • – support revalidation purposes.
  • Have an understanding of non-vaccine-related illnesses such as insect-borne diseases and travellers’ diarrhoea;
  • Be aware of your legal obligations and apply the necessary minimum standards to a health consultation;
  • Know the procedures and processes for managing clinical incidents.

Course programme

  • Refresher: basic principles of immunisation and immunology
  • Vaccination schedules
  • Cold chain, storage and handling of vaccines
  • Managing adverse advents including clinical incidents
  • Vaccine-related illnesses
  • Clinical scenarios
  • Travel risk assessments
  • Legal requirements and professional obligations
  • National and international guidelines and resources
  • Insect-borne diseases:
  • – malaria
  • – Zika
  • Food and water-borne illnesses
  • Clinical scenarios
  • Brief insight into a complex traveler

Led by


A114 Guide to travel medicine

Course summary

This basic foundation course will equip you with essential information on travel-related medicine and enhance competency frameworks to support your practice. The course will combine structured and interactive teaching through lectures, group work and real-life scenarios.

Who should attend?

Qualified professionals such as nurses, doctors or pharmacists who are interested in or newly involved in travel health, risk assessments and vaccinations.

Important notes

Includes course material, evaluations and certificates


Course duration Course CPD In-House Course
2 day(s) 16 hour(s) £POA

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