Travel medicine (basic)

Medical preparation for travel, the pre-travel consultation, and recently-changed and challenging topics in travel medicine, including vaccines for preventable diseases.

Learning objectives

2. Travel medicine resources (13 minutes)
Briar Campbell

Presentation notes: Travel medicine resources [PDF, 2.9 MB]

Travel medicine resources

3. The pre-travel consultation (36 minutes)
Dr Jenny Visser

Presentation notes: The pre-travel consultation [PDF, 3 MB]

The pre-travel consultation

4. Injuries, accidents and safety (33 minutes)
Dr Jenny Visser

Presentation notes: Injuries, accidents, safety and security [PDF, 4.6 MB]

Injuries, accidents and safety
Vaccine-preventable diseases and travel

6. Vaccination scenarios (38 minutes)
Dr Jenny Visser and Briar Campbell

Presentation notes: Vaccination scenarios [PDF, 2.4 MB]

Vaccination scenarios

7. Insect-borne diseases - includes Zika virus (45 minutes)
Dr Jenny Visser

Presentation notes: Insect-borne diseases [PDF, 3.8 MB]

Insect-borne diseases

8. Adventure travel (38 minutes)
Dr Jenny Visser

Presentation notes: Adventure travel [PDF, 5.7 MB]

Adventure travel
Medical kits

Travel medicine (basic)

Seminar held 8 June 2016

Facilitator

Dr Lynn McBain – Adviser, PHARMAC Seminars; General Practitioner and Senior Lecturer, Deptartment of Primary Health Care and General Practice, University of Otago, Wellington

Invited speakers

Dr Jenny Visser – Senior Lecturer, Deptartment of Primary Health Care & General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Briar Campbell – Registered Nurse and Travel Medicine Practitioner

These presentations are provided for professional development purposes for the benefit of qualified health practitioners and should not be relied upon for any other purpose. Any opinions offered are those of the presenter or other speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of PHARMAC. PHARMAC accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.