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Travel Health Update (1 day course)

(8 customer reviews)

£140.00

**Currently running as virtual course**

This 1 day face-to-face travel health update course covers all the recent travel health updates including those in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. It also counts as an immunisation update in line with National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training (PHE & RCN)read more

CPD Hours 7

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Description

Overview

This 1 day face-to-face travel health update course covers all the recent travel health updates including those in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. It also counts as an immunisation update in line with National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training (PHE & RCN). This is a blended course with an e-learning element as well as face-to-face.

***Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic this course is running as virtual/webinar course until further notice.***

Who is it suitable for?

Due to the growing field of travel health, this course is suitable for practice nurses, pharmacists, occupational health clinicians, and any other healthcare professionals wishing to update their travel health knowledge and immunisation training.

Who is the trainer?

Alys Bunce has over 10 years of travel health nursing experience working predominantly for Nomad as a Specialist Education Nurse and Lead Nurse in their travel clinics. She is also a qualified teacher and has worked as an adult education lecturer. The majority of Alys’s work time is spent writing and delivering clinical training programmes including immunisation, phlebotomy and travel health. She also writes for a travel health journal and even finds time to be a mum to two young children.

What’s included?

This is an interactive and engaging blended travel health update course. With a face-to-face or webinar element as well as an e-learning element which includes immunisation update training core modules. Therefore the following modules are included:

Classroom Day

  • Updates relating to travel health diseases
  • Updates relating to international travel regulations
  • Good Practice Guidance for Delivering a Travel Health Service (FTM, RCPSG)
  • Travel health and COVID-19
  • Using the ‘5T’s of Tropical Disease’ and the ‘Travel Vaccine Traffic Light’ tools.
  • Refresher & common myths in travel health
  • Q&A session for problems encountered in practice

E-learning element

  • Current issues in immunisation
  • Recent epidemiology of vaccine preventable disease
  • Changes to vaccine recommendations or national policy
  • Update on vaccine ordering, storage and administration
  • Any changes to legislation relevant to vaccination
  • Review of current practice, recent vaccine incidents and identification of areas for improvement

What’s not included?

Because this course is a travel health update it does not cover Seasonal Influenza, Covid-19, or other UK immunisation schedule vaccines. However, the relevant course packages or add-on courses can be purchased from Health Academy.

Basic Life support and Anaphylaxis are also available in separate courses.

In order for beginners to have a comprehensive understanding of travel health we recommend either our Fundamentals of Travel Health online course or our Introduction to Travel Health face-to-face course.

Other considerations

Please note the statement in the ‘National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training for Registered Healthcare Practitioners. (PHE). ‘  That when the practitioner is new to immunisation a period of supervised practice in addition to comprehensive training is strongly recommended.

 

 

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Dates

8th September 2021, 20th October 2021, 25th November 2021, 24th June 2021, 14th January 2022, 4th March 2022, 22nd April 2022, 27th May 2022, 17th June 2022, 15th July 2022

8 reviews for Travel Health Update (1 day course)

  1. Beverley Bates (verified owner)

    Alys was an excellent course facilitator, links and resources all relevant, lots of things for me to refresh before we re-start

  2. Laura Stevenson (verified owner)

    I really enjoyed this training. Got lots of useful information and relevant updates. Alys was excellent and very easy to listen to and obviously very passionate and knowledgeable on travel. Great day

  3. Rachel Jasper

    Fabulous teaching

  4. Selina Crutch (verified owner)

    Thank you to Alys who ran our Travel Health Update course last week. She was excellent. A huge amount of relevant information was taught in a great interactive way. Not an easy thing to achieve via zoom. Thank you.

  5. Joy Marivate

    Well presented

  6. Jennifer Otusi

    Brillant!

  7. Claudia Adoma

    Great teacher and course! Very useful and informative.

  8. Johnathan Smith

    Very engaging. Covered everything in easy to follow format. Submitting a video assessment was so much easier than having to arrange face to face assessment. As either none are available or only available ones are too far away. Eg My nearest one was in Birmingham, and I live in Liverpool. My staff and I feel that if anyone else was in a similar situation need we would point them to this course!

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