Immunisation and Travel Health

Forthcoming Travel Health Courses. Please choose your preferred start date from the drop down list to book your place online. What’s the difference between accredited and non-accredited / CPD courses? Click here to find out.

£120

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Course Delivery & Duration

Interactive study day

Suitable For

Nurse

If you are new to travel health, there is a two day training course available, which assumes no prior knowledge of this subject.  See the website for more details.

Outline Content

This study day is suitable for nurses requiring an annual immunisation update and currently doing travel health consultations.  It aims to provide an update for childhood and other national campaign vaccinations and to cover hot topics in travel health.

Students should have previously completed a full day training programme for new immunisers, and be experienced in giving basic travel health advice.

Learning Outcomes

  • To ensure health professionals are giving up to date advice and administering vaccinations in accordance with current recommendations, and feel confident in recommending immunisation.
  • To provide opportunity for discussion of current issues surrounding immunisation.
  • To highlight any changes in the national immunisation schedule, and provide information about the implementation of these changes.
  • To deepen travel health knowledge, with particular reference to new information.

Section Headings

  • Current vaccination and immunisation schedule
  • Clinical risk groups
  • Contraindications
  • Adverse reactions
  • Legal and ethical considerations
  • Cold chain
  • What is current in travel health?
  • Malaria update
  • Focus on special groups (variable)
  • Current outbreaks