Travel Medicine Masterclass

Overview

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.

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.

Course outline

The course is broken down into the following sections:

DAY 1
Introduction
Travellers diarrhea
Vaccines
Vector‐borne risks (excl malaria)
Case studies
DAY 2
Malaria
Non‐infectious risks
High risk travellers: pregnancy, immunosuppressed
Unwell returned travellers
Case studies

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for GPs, nurses, infectious disease trainees and others providing pre- and/or post-travel healthcare to travellers.

The course is accredited with the RACGP and awards QI&CPD points.

RACGP QI&CPD Program



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