Introduction to Travel Health Course 2017

Event 18 Jul 2016

A three-day course aimed at Practice Nurses, GPs and Pharmacists with an interest in travel medicine, who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in carrying out travel health risk assessments and how to provide travel health advice.  

The course will cover the fundamentals of travel health and highlight any advances in the field of travel medicine. 

Speakers include:

Travel vaccines and the diseases they prevent
Hilary Simons, Travel Health Nurse Advisor and Senior Travel Health Nurse Advisor at the National Travel Health Network and Centre UK

Malaria epidemiology and prevention
Prof. David Lalloo, Dean of International Public Health and Clinical Sciences, LSTM

Sexually transmitted diseases and the traveller
Dr Colm O’Mahoney, Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV at the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Principles of the immune response
Dr Andrew Riordan, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Enteric Infections and the traveller
Dr Nick Beeching, Clinical Director, Infectious Diseases, Royal Liverpool University Hospital NHS Trust

Complicated travellers
Dr Lisa Ford, Medical Advisor for Well Travelled Clinics and the National Travel Health Network and Centre UK

Accredited by the Royal College of Physicians for the last 5 years.  
2017 programme accreditation will be sought 

Booking form available here