International Travel - CHES168

International Travel

A Guide For Traveling Healthy

by Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, MSN, RN, CIC, NHDP - BC
(4.5 / 171 ratings )

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

Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00


International travel has become a way of life for many people. Education, counseling, and proper immunization are the best ways to ensure a safe and healthy trip, and to prevent international spread of disease. 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. This course will educate healthcare professionals about the disease risks abroad and prevention methods.


The goal of this continuing education program is to enhance healthcare providers’ 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 help 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 or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
Sponsored by Relias LLC company, 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, 1133776 for 01/01/2020 to 12/31/2023.

Course Originally Released on: 6/8/2017
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/8/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/30/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC 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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Yolanda S - HOUSTON, TX  ·  Aug 24, 2017
This was an excellent course. I forgot to do the evaluation.
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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
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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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Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00