Fundamentals of Travel Health for General Practice Nurses



If you are unavailable for the September course but would like to register your interest for future courses or be put on a cancellation list, please email with your name, location and a contact details (email and mobile number).

Dates: Thursday 22nd September AND Thursday 29th September 2022 

Time: 2pm-5.30pm

Location: Online via mLearning platform and Zoom

You must attend BOTH sessions and complete the mLearning modules to attain your certificate of completion.

NMBI Category One Approved – 7 CEUs.


This course is designed for General Practice Nurses who are currently working in a General Practice, Student Health or Occupational Health setting, who are new to the field of travel health and those who are wishing to update and expand their knowledge.

Speakers: Primary Speaker – Patricia Brady RGN; Jane Campion RGN MHSc; both have Diplomas in Tropical Nursing (RCSI) and extensive experience in education and running Travel Health clinics.

Early booking is advised as places are limited*.

This is a blended learning course – you will need to complete some short pre-course learning on our mobile learning platform one week prior to course commencement, and you will need to be available to attend both Zoom sessions on 22nd & 29th September.

Course Content

Running a Travel Health Clinic – Focus on Role of Dr / Nurse, Equipment, Resources required. On-going education, Documentation & Medication Management.
Risk Avoidance/ Patient Education – Focus on Food & water, Swimming, Sun, Insect bite protection, Rabies, Jet Lag, Travellers Diarrhoea risks.
Immunisation Update /Revision – Principals of immunisation. Live, non-live vaccines.
Yellow Fever, An overview – International Health Regulation, YF Licence, vaccine precautions.
Pre-Travel Assessment – Focus on Single Country / Multiple country trips, Back-packer, Family Trips, Covid-19 (Case studies and group participation).
Travel Vaccine Schedules – Focus on common / less common travel vaccines.
Interrupted schedules and the’ Last-Minute’ Traveller.
Vaccine Planning & Case Studies.
Ninh Binh, Vietnam

MCQ, Discussion, Questions & Answers

Course requirements: Registered with NMBI and an interest in Travel Medicine & Health. Participants will already be providing childhood immunisations and should be familiar with HSE Immunisation Foundation and National Anaphylaxis Education programmes for Healthcare Professionals (HSELand online).

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*Places are limited as we want to allow time for discussion and questions therefore places will be allocated on a first come basis.

Cancellations or postponements must be made in writing (email). Cancellations >14 days in advance of the course – 100% refund (less €10 administration fee). Cancellations 8-13 days in advance of the course – 50% refund. (less €10 administration fee). Cancellations 7 days or less in advance of the course – no refund.

This course is being run subject to minimum numbers. A full refund will be given in the event that the course needs to be cancelled by the organisers.

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Feedback from previous courses:

“Thanks so much, very enjoyable and well delivered”
“Great course……………Case studies very helpful”
“Very helpful course, great interaction between everyone. Have already recommended to colleagues” 
“Really enjoyed the class, found it very helpful and informative, thank you”
“Fantastic course. Very easy to navigate and follow up resources very beneficial”
“Excellent interactive course. Very happy to have participated”
“Very informative course, lots of interaction & enjoyed doing the case studies”