Travel health advice in pharmacy: a simplified approach (AJP May 2019)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: AJP
Author: Dr Moses Mutie

CPD Credits: 3

Overview 

Gives an overview of common illnesses among travellers, focusing on opportunities for pharmacists to provide travel health care to international travellers. 

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. describe the health risks associated with international travel;
  2. list treatment options for travellers’ diarrhoea;
  3. discuss the management of individuals in the pharmacy prior to travel to tropical regions;
  4. describe malaria prevention strategies and chemoprophylaxis for international travellers

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.5, 2.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.6

Accreditation number: A1905AJP1    Accreditation expires: 01/05/2021
This activity has been accredited for 1.5 hours of Group One CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1.5 hours of Group Two CPD (or 3.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.