|Student Contribution Band:||Band 3|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
Travel medicine seeks to prevent illnesses and injuries occurring to travellers going abroad, develop contingency plans whilst they are abroad, and manage problems arising in travellers coming back or coming from abroad. The main focus is to prevent illnesses and injuries during travel by using different approaches, mainly through the provision of health advice, vaccination, chemoprophylaxis and other preventive measures. You will learn about the different risks for travellers in different regions of the world. You will also apply your knowledge in addressing special groups of travellers.
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Mixed attendance|
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020|
|Face to face teaching 21-Sep-2020 to 25-Sep-2020|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Sue Devine, Assoc. Professor Lars Henning, Professor Peter Leggat|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Lars Henning, Dr Diana Rojas Alvarez, Professor Peter Leggat.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.