International Travel - CHES168

International Travel

A Guide For Traveling Healthy

by Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, MSN, RN, CIC
CHES168
(4.4 / 78 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (1.00 CECH)

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Summary:

The World Tourism Organization reports that more than 1 billion international journeys were taken in 2011, with 1.6 billion predicted annually by 2020. Travel on this scale puts people at risk for infectious diseases they would not usually encounter. Taking precautions before, during, and after travel can minimize many of these risks. Healthcare providers in all types of outpatient settings are in key positions to help patients assess risk associated with travel and ensure their health abroad. 

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to enhance nurses’, physicians’, dietitians’, and health educators’ ability to advise patients who are planning international travel. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify two immunizations most often administered to international travelers
  • List three preventive measures for common travel-related problems and illnesses
  • List two resources to aid the international traveler seeking pretravel advice or medical assistance abroad
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, dietitians, health educators and fitness professionals.
 
Health Educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
 
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019.

Course Originally Released on: 12/2/2014
Date of Most Recent Review: 12/2/2014
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/2/2017

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Susan B - Nutley, NJ  ·  Mar 20, 2016
5 It is a great course.
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DR LULU B - WAIANAE, GA  ·  Mar 10, 2016
EXCLLENT TOPIC, NEED OF VISUALS
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Rosemary K - Naperville, IL  ·  Feb 17, 2016
The course seemed thorough according to my past and future travels and the guidance that I have received.
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Sheila H - Fairfax, VA  ·  Jan 16, 2016
Excellent overview of the potential health issues involved with travel overseas
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Jane C - Indio , CA  ·  Jan 11, 2016
Interesting update and good information.
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