BGTHA Educational Webinars - Free education opportunity for BGTHA Members.

The BGTHA has produced a webinar program intended to refresh and update knowledge of the essentials of travel related medicine. These are free to BGTHA members. Please login to view. The webinars are delivered by leaders in the discipline with practical experience in the field. This is an innovative, interactive approach to meet the Association objective of bringing educational opportunities to members. Our Webinar program will cover the following topics:

 

  • Risk assessment in the travel clinic
  • Avoidance and management of travellers’ diarrhoea
  • Management of the elderly traveller
  • Management of the women travellers
  • Management of the child travellers
  • Management of the expeditioners
  • Gastro-intestinal problems with global travel
  • Cruise medicine
  • Medical tourism
  • Travel and medications
  • High altitude travel
  • Psychological problems and world travel

 

ABC of Travel Health - Discounted rate for BGTHA Members.

The ABC of Travel Health is an e-learning course on the basic elements for travel health advisors The course is intended as an introduction or refresher for doctors, nurses and pharmacists who may not wish or be able to take part in other training courses. It can be undertaken in your own time and at your own pace on computer, tablet or smartphone.

It consists of 10 mini-courses which can be undertaken in any order. These cover Information Gathering, Risk Assessment, Prevention of Illness in Travellers including Vaccinations and Malaria Prophylaxis, Travellers with Special Needs, Managing Illness Abroad and on Return, and Setting up and Running a Travel Clinic both in the NHS and privately. Each mini-course contains self-assessment questions with immediate feedback on the answers. A certificate is available on completion for annual appraisals and revalidation purposes.

The course comes with a recommended number of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points as awarded by the Faculty of Travel Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

To register for the course, please click here and remember all BGTHA members are entitled to a discount when using the coupon code available from the members area.