|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. It is concerned with the epidemiology of travel related conditions and sources of information for travel health advice, risk assessment, vaccination, chemoprophylaxis and standby treatment for travel-related diseases, travel health advice, travel insurance, travellers medical kits and diagnosis and management of travel-related diseases.
|Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 27-Aug-2015|
|Face to face teaching 09-Oct-2015 to 11-Oct-2015 (Mini-block in Townsville)|
|Coordinator:||Professor Peter Leggat|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Marc Shaw, Professor Peter Leggat.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); other exams (25%); assignments (25%).|
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.