Fundamentals of Travel Health for Practice Nurses

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Fundamentals of Travel Health for Practice Nurses

Date: Saturday 14th March 2020

Venue: The Red Room, Student Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4

Time: 09.00-16.30

NMBI Category One Approval - pending

Fundamentals of Travel Health for Practice Nurses 

Course Content:

✓ Running a Travel Health Clinic - Focus on Role of Dr / Nurse, Equipment, Resources required. On-going education, Documentation & Medication management.

.✓ Risk Avoidance/ Patient Education - Focus on Food & water, Swimming, Sun, Insect bite protection, Rabies, Jet lag, Travellers' diarrhoea risks.

✓ Immunisation Update /Revision - Principles of immunisation. Live, non-live vaccines✓ Yellow Fever, An Overview - International Health Regulation, YF Licence, Vaccine precautions.

✓ Pre-Travel Assessment - Focus on Single country / multiple country trips, Back-packer, Family trips, (Case studies and group participation).

✓ Travel Vaccine Schedules - Focus on common / less common travel vaccines, Interrupted schedules and the 'Last-minute' traveller.

✓ Vaccine Planning & Case Studies

✓ Questions & AnswersSpeakers: Patricia Brady RGN (long serving committee member of the Travel Medicine Society of Ireland), Jane Campion RGN MHSc, both have Dip in Tropical Nursing, RCSI and extensive experience in Travel Health.

Fee: €95.00 - Includes refreshments & light lunch.

Free parking

Early booking is advised as places are limited.

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