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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 3|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical and 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.
Achieve an overall percentage of 50% or more; Complete and submit all pieces of assessment. Attendance at this block is mandatory.
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Mixed attendance|
|Census Date 24-Aug-2023|
|Face to face teaching 09-Oct-2023 to 13-Oct-2023|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Lars Henning|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Lars Henning, Professor Peter Leggat.|
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