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CPD: Introduction to Travel Health (2 Day Training)

CPD Eligibility

CPD training is funded through the NCL CPD - nursing & AHP budget; the list of eligible professions covered by the funding is determined by NHS England - see full list below

All registered primary care nurses (including Registered Nursing Associates)


Art Therapists

Drama therapists

Music therapists



Occupational therapists

Operating Department Practitioners





Prosthetists and Orthotists


Speech and language therapists

A two-day long interactive and engaging live streamed training session, delivered by a Travel Health Nurse Specialist via Microsoft Teams on 3rd and 4th July 2024 (NB you need to attend on both days).

Counts as 13.5 hours of CPD and for the purpose of NMC revalidation is 13.5 participatory hours.

Aimed at:

This two day Introduction to Travel Health course is intended for nurses/health professionals who may be new to the field of Travel Health, those returning to travel health after a long gap, or for those already practicing who may not have undertaken formal training in the subject and who wish to update and expand on their current knowledge.

When delegates have completed the course, it is recommended that they have a period of supervision in clinical practice whilst they develop their clinical skills and are assessed by their supervising practitioner as competent to undertake a travel consultation.

The trainer:

Cathy O’Malley RGN FFTM RCPS(Glasg) is a Travel Health Nurse Specialist with 14 years clinical experience in a travel clinic. She has a Travel medicine diploma and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Travel Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Glasgow. She is an experienced trainer and is passionate about travel medicine and passing her knowledge on to others.

Delegates will require

  • To access course on a computer, laptop, tablet, or iPad with a large screen (i.e. bigger than a phone) with working speakers & microphone

  • A separate mobile phone (We use for the interactive element of the course). The trainer will provide a code for this when the meeting starts.

  • A good internet connection

  • To be in an environment where you will not be disturbed, as you will need to be present for the whole course (as it is interactive & live).

  • After the course: you will require a colleague to be your supervising practitioner to help develop your skills in clinical practice and assess your competency prior to you undertaking travel consultations alone.

  • Undertake an online evaluation