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Key questions on pre-travel advice

Module summary
Dr Mike Townend, chairman of the British Global & Travel Health Association, answers questions from GP Dr Pam Brown on malaria prophylaxis, vaccination regimens and considerations when pregnant women request travel advice.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on pre-travel advice, including:

  • How to achieve rapid cover with common vaccines for unexpected travel
  • Acetazolamide for prevention of altitude sickness
  • Advice for patients who use insulin to maintain control when crossing time zones
  • Considerations when immunising babies and young children
Author

Dr Mike Townend is a former GP and is the chairman of the British Global & Travel Health Association

Dr Pam Brown is a GP in Swansea 

Date module published
20/02/2015
Module due for review
20/02/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
excellent module on tropical disease ,provides detail information in recognising and diagnosis and management of illness while travelling abroad .very useful and lotsof information provided
IQBAL Hussain
21.02.2017.
good
Surinder Singh
05.02.2017.
Very good overall but last question (ranking) was a bit vague.
Marios Josephidou
02.02.2017.
relevant, thourough
Andrej Trenkic
04.12.2016.
covered alot
Sarah Rowe
25.11.2016.