CPD Module: Travelling right

Contents

  • Goal and objectives
  • Overview
  • Encouraging concordance
  • Adherence: hepatitis A and A&B
  • Specific information needs
  • NICE advice
  • Think global
  • Guidance
  • Further information
  • References
  • Action & Evaluation
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Goal and objectives

Goal

To look at the diseases covered in standard travel health vaccine programmes

Objectives

After completing this module, you should be more aware of:

·       The prevalence of vaccine preventable diseases being brought back to the UK;

·       The level of morbidity and mortality worldwide for these diseases;

·       Reasons why healthcare professional recommendation is important;

·       Why people making pre-travel health enquiries may decline a vaccine;

·       Adherence levels for vaccination courses in travel health settings;

·       Updated NICE guidance on travel vaccination and on training and education around immunisation.

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