Travel Medicine

Travel Medicine Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 3A (TRV3A) Topics Include:   Fever in the Returning Traveler, Minimize Risks of Infectious Diseases During Travel, Treatment of Travelers Diarrhea, Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever, and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Short Course:
TRV3A
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Course Topics

Travel Medicine Updates

Diagnose the most common causes of fever in the returning traveler based on the geographic area of travel; Differentiate among dengue, malaria, and typhoid fever based on laboratory test results; Prescribe appropriate drugs to treat malaria based on location of acquisition of disease and the geographic distribution of drug resistance; Adopt guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the management of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria in pregnancy; Recommend chemoprophylaxis for patients traveling to malarious regions.

Travel-Related Infections/Sinusitis

Counsel patients planning travel about routine, recommended, and required immunizations; Recognize symptoms associated with infections endemic to various regions of the world; Educate patients about appropriate prophylaxis for and treatment of traveler's diarrhea; Identify risk factors that contribute to the development of acute rhinosinusitis; Follow guidelines for treatment of acute rhinosinusitis.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Update on Infectious Disease

Appropriately vaccinate adolescents against meningococcal disease; Follow guidelines for age-appropriate administration of vaccines against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis; Cite the rationale behind the schedule of vaccination against human papillomavirus; Counsel patients about prevention of transmission of Zika virus infection; Identify individuals for whom testing for Zika virus infection is indicated.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Tick-Borne Illnesses in North America

Diagnose and treat Lyme disease; Distinguish anaplasmosis from ehrlichiosis; Perform a differential diagnosis for suspected cases of babesiosis or Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Identify types of ticks that cause tick-borne relapsing fever and a-gal allerrgy; Recognize signs and symptoms of Powassan virus fever and tick paralysis.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Travel Medicine/Interesting Infections

Recommend ways in which patients can minimize their risk for infectious diseases during travel; Provide patients with up-to-date information about vaccinations and prophylactic medications for travel; Treat illness in returning travelers; Diagnose and treat common infections in the outpatient setting; Recognize and manage uncommon infections, including acute epiglottitis, Lemierre syndrome, and spinal epidural abscess.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  PediatricsFamily PracticeInternal MedicineNutrition and Infectious Disease.

If you have taken the current Travel Medicine CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Travel Medicine plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.