Travel Health 101 WEB COURSE for Healthcare Providers: A self-paced, practical introduction to providing pre-travel health care to international travelers. This course is a good refresher course and an effective and economical way to train new staff. Course material is delivered via section videos, slide handouts and includes access to provider/narrator, Lynne Bunnell, RN, for questions. Course attendees have 2 months of access to the course and earn CE credits after returning the evaluation and posttest with a score of 75% or greater.
The Travel Health 101 Web Course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other advance-practice nurses, registered nurses and pharmacists. It addresses the needs of providers in organizations, schools/colleges, outpatient clinics and urgent care facilities.
1. List 3 essential elements of a pre-travel consultation
2. Summarize 2 major health/disease risks in sub-Saharan Africa
3. Describe 3 important facts you want to learn from taking the traveler’s health and itinerary history
4. List 4 vaccines that might be recommended for a patient prior to taking an international trip and how to fill out an official WHO Certificate of Immunization.
5. Explain 2 mistakes healthcare staff can make in storing or administering vaccines.
6. Apply what was learned through the review and disussion of case studies of travelers.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Travel Medicine 101, LLC and the Center for Education Development (CED). CED 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.
Center for Education Development designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 7.75 hrs. AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, 7.75 hrs. CPE credit (JA0007313-9999-19-001-H06-P) or 7.75 hrs. ANCC credit.
Activity Participation and Obtaining Credit:
Participants should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Participants must participate in the session and complete an activity evaluation before April 30, 2020. Pharmacists are required to pass the post-test with a minimum score of 75%.
ATTENDEE PROGRAM EVALUATION AND CME/CE FORM ONLINE INSTRUCTIONS
Activity Expires: 4/30/2020
To claim CME/CE credit, participants must complete the Activity Test and Evaluation Form in its entirety.
1. Complete the test on the Travel Medicine 101 site and submit as directed.
2. Upon passing the test, you will be provided a link to the activity evaluation - complete the evaluation.
3. Physicians and nurses: Click “Download Certificate(s)”
Pharmacists: Credit statements are submitted directly to CPE Monitor.
(Please allow 5-7 business days for credits to post to your profile)
Center for Education Development supports recommendations that will promote life long learning through continuing education. The following desirable physician attributes are addressed through this activity:
Provide patient-centered care
Work in interdisciplinary teams
Employ evidence-based practice
The computer you plan to use should meet the following requirements:
Computer, tablet or smart device
Internet access and browser
Lynne (Marilyn) Bunnell, RN
Lynne Bunnell has been a travel healthcare provider since the mid 1980's with extensive experience in pre-travel immunizations, counseling and teaching. She consults with organizations regarding travel health educational concerns of their healthcare staff and employees who travel internationally. Based on her clinical and teaching experience, she created the Travel Health 101 web course for healthcare providers and developed the online traveler video presentation to ducate travelers.
Before establishing Travel Health 101 LLC in 2009, she managed International Health at Citiroup Corporate Health Services for a decade. And prior to that, she developed and ran a travel clinic for a 250-provider health care organization Kaiser-Permanente Clinic, University of Wisconsin, Madison, in Madison, WI. Among her writing projects was Shoreland's Clinic Guide, a reference book for people starting travel clinics, co-wrote the chapter of Traveler Vaccines textbook on vaccine administration and has authored articles in various publications.
Lynne is a co-founder and life member of ATHNA (American Travel Health Nurses Association) and an active member of the International Society of Travel Medicine and passed their exam for a Travel Health Certificate of Knowledge. A graduate of Wellesley College and Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing, Lynne is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable educator in the area of travel health care.
Faculty reported the following financial relationships. A copy of Center for Education Development's policy on resolving conflicts of interest can be found at www.cedevelopment.org/about.html.
Lynne Bunnell (Faculty and Planner) has nothing to disclose
Rebecca Acosta, Lawrence Earl and Michelle Moskowitz (Reviewers) have nothing to disclose
Center for Education Development
John Zitel (Reviewer, CED) has nothing to disclose.
Danielle Amodio (Planner, CED) has nothing to disclose.
This activity was supported by Travel Medicine 101, LLC.
Unlabeled and Investigational Usage:
This activity is jointly sponsored by Center for Education Development and Travel Medicine 101, LLC.
The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of FDA-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage. All activity participants will be informed if any speakers/authors intend to discuss either non-FDA approved or investigational use of products/devices.
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