Diploma in Travel Medicine - Module 1

10 Distance Learning Units

Each Unit has its own learning material and assignment - students are expected to read around the material using appropriate resources.

Unit 1: Travellers' health: historical and contemporary perspectives. Emerging infections: travelling over time.

Unit 2: Pre-travel risk Assessment. Psychological Aspects of Travel.

Unit 3: Infections and Epidemiology of Infections I

Unit 4: Infections and Epidemiology of Infections II

Unit 5: Malaria

Unit 6: Immunisations theory, practice and available vaccines

Unit 7: Women and Children Travellers

Unit 8: Travellers with Pre-existing Health Problems

Unit 9: The effects of altitude on health. Travel in cold climates. Expedition medicine.

Unit 10: Triage of the Returned Traveller; Health screening and psychological considerations in the returned traveller; Infection in the returned traveller.

How to apply

For an application pack for the Diploma in Travel Medicine please contact Lesley Haldane.

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