International Travel - CMEZ136

International Travel

A Guide For Traveling Healthy

by Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, MSN, RN, CIC, NHDP - BC
CMEZ136
(4.6 / 82 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Medicine (1.00 Credits)
Physician (1.00 Credits)

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Price: $15.00
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Summary:

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.

Objectives:

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, physicians, dietitians, health educators and fitness professionals.
 
Physicians: 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.
 
Jointly Accredited Provider logoIn support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Medicine, Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine, and Florida Physician Assistants (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 
Physician Continuing Education Credit
 
OnCourse Learning designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Physician Assistant Continuing Education Credit
 
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 hour of Category I credit for completing this program.
 
Disclosures
 
There is no commercial support provided for this online educational activity.

Course Originally Released on: 5/15/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/8/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/8/2020

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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Jennifer F - Maple Grove, MN  ·  Jun 04, 2019
very informative and helpful resources listed
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William M - Naples, FL  ·  Dec 09, 2018
Nicely presented and comprehensive
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William W - Oldsmar, FL  ·  Nov 26, 2018
good common sense suggestions
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Kully W - Middleton, TN  ·  Oct 22, 2018
Overall, a helpful course.
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Dawn H - Meridian, ID  ·  Mar 18, 2018
good course for travel advice for patients
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ONLINE
Price: $15.00
CE-PRO Price: $7.50