Challenges in Travel Medicine

Challenges in Travel Medicine

27 June 2020

SOAS University of London

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  • This programme provides an absolute feast of exciting speakers addressing topical and challenging issues across a wide range of travel health practice. Expect to be entertained as well as informed, so please book early as demand is likely to be very high.

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand the value and importance of keeping up to date in the practice of travel health
    • Describe a new development in the field of travel medicine that the participant was previously unaware of
    • Identify new aspects of travel health advice relevant to delivering high standards of care to travellers

    This meeting is initiated and funded by Emergent Biosolutions. The company is exhibiting at the meeting but has had no input into the educational content which has been developed independently by the Faculty of Travel Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

    Suitable for:

    • Travel Medicine Nurses
    • Travel Healthcare Professionals
    • Travel Medicine Doctors

    Thanks to our sponsors

  • 27 June
    09:30-10:00

    Registration and breakfast

    27 June
    10:00-10:05

    Welcome

    Jane Chiodini
    Dean Faculty of Travel Medicine

    27 June
    10:05-10:35

    Influenza, past present and future

    Prof Maria Zambon
    Deputy Director of National Infection Service
    Director of Reference Microbiology Services at Public Health England

    27 June
    10:35-11:05

    Untreatable STIs, scaremongering or reality?

    Dr Helen Fifer
    Consultant Microbiologist, Public Health England

    27 June
    11:05-11:35

    Morning break

    27 June
    11:35-12:05

    Viral encephalitis - many causes, few vaccines

    Dr Benedict D. Michael
    Senior Clinician Scientist Fellow
    Institute of Infection and Global Health, UoL
    Honorary Consultant Neurologist, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

    27 June
    12:05-12:35

    So, what bit me?

    Dr Alex Kew
    Infectious diseases and Microbiology Registrar

    27 June
    12:35-13:05

    The Hottest News in Travel Medicine

    Jane Chiodini
    Dean Faculty of Travel Medicine

    27 June
    13:05-14:05

    Lunch

    27 June
    14:05-14:35

    How do we get the message across?

    Dr Chris van Tulleken
    Fellow in Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine, Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
    BBC broadcaster and Honorary Associate Professor in the Division of Infection at UCL

    27 June
    14:35-15:05

    Yellow fever vaccine - addressing the challenging questions

    Dr Kali Perrow
    Medicial Lead, Travel and International Health
    NHS National Services Scotland, Health Protection Scotland

    27 June
    15:05-15:30

    Afternoon Break

    27 June
    15:30-16:00

    An immunocompromised traveller, a day in the life of a consultant in Travel Medicine

    Dr Nicky Longley
    Consultant in Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
    Hospital for Tropical Diseases and Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Topical Medicine

    27 June
    16:00-16:30

    OK for TV celebrities? The real world of 'bush tucker' and what it can do to you!

    Prof Peter Chiodini
    Consultant Parasitologist
    Hospital for Tropical Diseases

    27 June
    16:30-17:30

    Summary and close
  • Category Product Amount
    Member (Free Place + £25 Booking Fee) Registrations £25
    Non-Member (Free Place + £35 Booking Fee) Registrations £35
  • SOAS University of London

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Closing date: 26 June 2020


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