Certified Short Courses

About the course

This online course is targeted at all healthcare professionals with a particular interest in clinical and preventive care to provide patient-centered care in Travel Medicine. The course has a total of 5 modules exploring various topics ranging from Introduction to Travel Medicine, Applied Adult and Adolescent Vaccinology in Travel Medicine, Travel Medicine in the Elderly, Travel Medicine in the Medical Comorbid Population and Travel Medicine in the Covid-19 Pandemic & Post-Pandemic Era.

Each module consists of 10 pre-test and post-test questions in a multiple-choice format and an educational video lecture having practical-based examples on the delivery of preventive travel medical care.

This course is CPD accredited for KMPDC, COC, and PPB members - (pending approval for NCK members).

On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a course completion e-Certificate which you'll be able to download from your end and CPD points provided by Daktari Online. KMPDC: 10 points, COC: 5 points, PPB: 5 points

This course serves as a pilot program to address the current gap in the delivery of preventive care in Travel Medicine.

Course Objectives:
       To understand the importance of travel medicine in the wider realm of clinical and preventive medicine
       To understand the importance of pre-travel consultation as the bedrock of travel medicine practice
       To be able to distinguish the different categories of vaccines used in a travel medicine clinic (routine, recommended, and required)
       To be able to determine which vaccine is required for which specific group of travelers (elderly, comorbid travelers, etc.)
       To be able to undertake safe prescribing of malarial chemoprophylaxis among different categories of travelers.

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Course Info

  • 5 Modules
  • 6 Hours
  • 66 Enrolment
  • 02 July 2021 – 31 December 2025

Course Outline

1. Introduction to Travel Medicine

2. Applied Adult & Adolescent Vaccinology in Travel Medicine

3. Travel Medicine in the Elderly: Basic Principles

4. Travel Medicine in the Medical Comorbid

5. Travel Medicine in the Covid-19 Pandemic & Post-Pandemic Era

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