191950 - Best Practice in Travel Medicine & Related Vaccines
This intensive training course immerses participating GPs and Practice Nurses in the vast world of travel medicine in a practical and accessible way providing fundamental knowledge required to provide safe, best practice advise to traveling patients.Relevance to General Practice
International travel continues to rise and with it, the increased exposure of Australians to foreign, remote and "exotic" locations where serious conditions we rarely see in Australia, might be prevalent.
More and more GPs are faced with patients needing travel advice, including travel vaccines and other prophylactic measure.
The field of travel medicine changes quickly and not a lot of formal training opportunities are available for GPs and the practice team to get a good grasp of the fundamental principles of assessment and best practice in this are.
This course aims to provide such a framework and foundation.
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensionsCurriculum Contextual Units
- Adult health
- Travel medicine