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Module summary

Consultant in travel medicine Dr Ron H Behrens and research fellow Bernadette Carroll answer questions from Dr Melanie Wynne Jones on containing the Ebola epidemic and health assessments for newly arrived immigrants.


Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on the issues regarding travellers returning from abroad, such as:

  • Additional health assessments for newly-arrived immigrants
  • What to do in a potential case of Ebola
  • Yellow fever certificates
  • What travel factors increase the risk of venous thromboembolism

Dr Ron H Behrens is a consultant in travel medicine and research degree director at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Bernadette Carroll is a research fellow at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases.

Dr Mel Wynne Jones is a GP in Stockport, Greater Manchester.

Date module published
Module due for review
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
Asha Latha Narayanaswamy
excellent module ,need more information in recognisong ,diagnosis ND MANAHEMENT OF TROPICAL DISEASE USEFUL AND HAS GOT LOT OF INFORMATION
IQBAL Hussain
Michael Downing
Hugh Nicholson