Travel Medicine Masterclass
The Travel Medicine Masterclass aims to provide practical guidance on management of travellers before and after travel, with a focus on pre-travel vaccines, management of malaria chemoprophylaxis, and other common travel-associated health issues.
Completed in 2022. Next course TBC.
ONLINE via Zoom
OR in person, at:
Monash Public Health
and Preventive Medicine
553 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3004
1 day: $550 incl. GST
2 days: $1,100 incl. GST
10% discount for Students / Monash staff / Monash alumni / Alfred staff / VHA members
Phone: +61 3 9903 0289
This course will focus on practical management aspects of common pre-travel health care issues. It will include discussion of indications for travel vaccines; management of travellers’ diarrhea and malaria chemoprophylaxis; and aspects of non-infectious issues such as jet lag and altitude medicine. It will also include cases focusing on how to approach the unwell returned traveller.
1. Revise current evidence-based information on pre-travel advice and travel-related health issues
2. Identify training needs in respect to pre-travel advice and travel-related health issues
3. Plan and complete a comprehensive pre-travel health assessment
4. Provide individualised vaccine recommendations to travellers
5. Provide individualised malaria chemoprophylaxis recommendations to travellers
6. Identify contraindications and precautions to administering live vaccines, with a particular focus on yellow fever vaccine
7. Identify the process for getting and maintaining designated yellow fever vaccine provider status
8. Assess and manage non-infectious travel-related issues with travellers
9. Provide advice regarding prevention and management of travellers’ diarrhoea and other travel-associated illnesses
10. Apply current and new travel medicine knowledge to range of clinical case scenarios
Who should attend?
This course is designed for GPs, nurses, infectious disease trainees, and other health professionals providing pre- and/or post-travel healthcare to travellers.
Travel Medicine Masterclass is endorsed by the RACGP as a CPD Accredited Activity worth 40 CPD points.
Prof Karin Leder
Head, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Monash University; Head of Travel Medicine and Immigrant Health, Royal Melbourne Hospital
Dr Sarah McGuinness
Lecturer, Monash University; Infectious Diseases Physician, Travel Medicine Clinic – Alfred Hospital
A/Prof Mike Starr
Head of Travel Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
Excellent course. Really informative, well delivered and will enable me to provide better care and advice to my patients.
Very informative lectures with outstanding speakers. I learnt a lot and will recommend to colleagues.
Loved the relaxed and interactive format. Great presenters – relevant to everyday work and practical advice.
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