Patricia Brady from Travel Health Educate has asked us to share with you an updated Travel Health Vaccine course “Fundamentals of Travel Health in the General Practice Setting”. 

The course content was expanded & updated and there has been a slight name change, making it available to a wider group of health professionals. The course currently has Category 1 status and has been awarded 10 CEUs.

As a GPN myself with a Dip in Tropical Nursing, over 30 years experience of delivering travel health in practice & President Elect of the Travel Medicine Society of Ireland, I found that there is no travel health training course specific to the Irish healthcare setting. Through the development of this course, I am seeking to address the needs of Irish GPNs. 

Bookings for the course are now available through the Eventbrite website, see link below.

As with previous courses, there will be a limit on the number of course participants (25 persons), to allow for greater group interaction & discussion when presented with case studies. You are receiving priority notification today as you are on our contact list however, the course will be advertised on the Travel Health Educate Facebook group page on Friday morning. 

The Fundamentals of Travel Health in the General Practice course is delivered in TWO parts

PART ONE:  8 Modules delivered via a mobile learning App. 

Approximately 6.5 hours of engagement. Each module contains 2, 3 or 4 bite-size lessons which can be easily fitted into your busy life and will require no time off work. 

Two modules are released each week for 4 weeks prior to the Zoom session, see lesson plan attached.

Part One must complete One prior to the Zoom session.

PART TWO: is via a Zoom session of 3.5 hours on Thursday 21st September at 13.30 pm  

Part two includes an interactive session focusing on 

  • Less common vaccines,
  • Travel risk assessment,
  • Vaccine planning & case studies, with opportunity for Q & A. . 

Timeline for Part One: 6.5 HOURS VIA Mobile Learning App. 8 mobile learning Modules. Two modules released each week for 4 weeks prior to Zoom session.

Modules 1 & 2 will be released at 10.00am on 24th August 2023: “Introduction to Travel Health” and “Immunisation Basic Refresher”.

Modules 3 & 4 will be released at 10.00am on 31st August 2023: “Introduction to Yellow Fever” and “Malaria Overview” (New for 2023).

Modules 5 & 6 will be released at 10.00am on 07th September 2023: “Health Tips for Healthy Travel” and “Common Travel Vaccines”.

Modules 7 & 8 will be released at 10.00am on 14th September 2023: “Sun Smart Advice for Patients” optional and “Cholera Disease and Vaccine Overview” (New for 2023).

Further courses are planned for February 2024 & May 2024.


Patricia Brady

Travel Health Educate