14 Mar 2019

'Current aspects of travel health’ – a new course from NaTHNaC

A new short course to be held on 19-20 June in London 'Current aspects of travel health’ – a new course from NaTHNaC

We are excited to announce, ‘current aspects of travel health’, a new course which will be held in central London on 19-20 June 2019. The course will run over a day and half (full day 09.10-16.45 on the first day and a morning 09.10 - 12.15 on the following day). 

This small group, interactive course will focus on some of the practical aspects of running a travel medicine service. The course is designed around the common questions to our advice line for health professionals, along with latest developments from research and guidelines to ensure you are up to date with best practice. The programme is aimed at health professionals already working in the field but will also be suitable for health professionals with an interest in providing travel health services in the future.

On the programme:

  • The travel consultation, risk assessment and using resources
  • FAQ on vaccines
  • Advising on non-vaccine preventable risks
  • Communicating risk – traveller scenarios
  • Malaria
  • Travellers with special risks 
  • Topical emerging disease – advising the traveller

The venue is: The Space Centre, 94 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NT and the course fee is £240.

Refreshments will be provided on both days with lunch on the first day.

To book a place on this course, please email: zaina.hanif@nhs.net. Please note spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

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