Travel Vaccinations - Yellow fever, typhoid and rabies: An overview (ITK Jan/Feb 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: ITK
Author: Warren Parkes

CPD Credits: 2

Overview 

Designed to give an overview of yellow fever, typhoid and rabies vaccinations, identifying patients who require vaccinations when travelling, and precautions which can minimise the risk of exposure.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Recognise the clinical features and characteristics of some diseases Australians may encounter when travelling overseas.
  2. Identify when a patient needs to be vaccinated for yellow fever, typhoid and rabies.
  3. Identify some other precautions you can offer patients to minimise the risk of catching a disease while travelling.
  4. Recognise why preventative vaccination for rabies is important for travel to some countries.

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.4, 2.3, 3.1, 3.5, 3.6

Accreditation number: G2019067    Accreditation expires: 01/01/2021
This activity has been accredited for 1.0 hour of Group One CPD (or 1.0 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1.0 hour of Group Two CPD (or 2.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.