Travel Medicine Masterclass - PDM1043

Travel Medicine Masterclass

Professional development short course

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.

At a glance

Date

To be advised

Time

8:30am - 5pm

Length

2 days

Location

553 St Kilda Road

Fees

2 Days $1,100

Alumni discounted fees

2 Days $990

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 diarrhoea
  • Vaccines
  • Vector‐borne risks (excl malaria)
  • Cases

DAY 2

  • Malaria
  • Non‐infectious risks
  • High risk travellers: pregnancy, immunosuppressed
  • Unwell returned travellers
  • Cases

Dates

August 10 - 11, 2017