Travel Health

Upcoming Dates:

  • Tuesday 17th September 2024 – 10:00-16:00
    – Burnbrae Surgery, 445 Holderness Road, Hull, HU8 8JS
  • Wednesday 23rd October 2024 – 10:00-16:00
    Gale Farm Surgery, Front Street, Acomb, York YO24 3BU

Further dates coming soon, if you would like to register on the waiting list please contact us. We also offer bespoke sessions for groups, please enquire for details.

 

Who is this course for?

Practice Nurses or Nurse Associates new to primary care or those Nurses who wish to expand their knowledge in Travel Health.

 

What will I learn?

This interactive session will provide an introduction to Travel Health, including effective risk assessments, the application of evidence-based practice and vaccine-preventable diseases. This course will provide an overview of NHS and private travel vaccines and their associated schedules, with a focus on the UK schedule and catch-up programmes relevant to current outbreaks. Throughout the session, learners will gain an understanding of Yellow Fever and associated certificate requirements under International Health Regulations, Malaria and Malaria Prophylaxis and insect bite transmitted diseases. The course aims to provide Nurses and/or Nurse Associates with the knowledge to effectively undertake travel risk assessments for patients and manage complex situations with application of guidance.

 

Covering:

  • Theoretical training
  • Practice-based scenarios
  • NHS vaccines such as Tetanus, Typhoid and Hepatitis A
  • MMR catch-up programme
  • Private travel vaccines such as Hepatitis B, Rabies, Japanese Encephalitis and more
  • Yellow Fever
  • Certificate requirements for Yellow Fever and travel to Umrah/Hajj
  • Malaria and chemoprophylaxis
  • Insect-bite transmitted diseases
  • Planning pregnancy before/after travel
  • Insect bite avoidance measures
  • Contraindications
  • Further reading resources

 

How long is it?

6 hour session

 

How much is it?

£150 per person
Prices may vary for bespoke sessions, dependent on numbers and travel

 

Is there any funding available?

The course can available utilising NHSE funding for eligible individuals in general practice within Humber and North Yorkshire:

 

How can I book or enquire?

Email – training@haxbygroup.co.uk
Phone – 01482 303986

Or click on the button below

 

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