The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is an internationally renowned research-led postgraduate medical school which provides a national and international focus for collaboration in teaching and research where clinical, population, laboratory and social sciences are integrated to address the broad issues of health. The strength of these disciplines, combined in a single institution and tightly linked by a common mission, creates a unique multidisciplinary environment for teaching, training and research.
Studying at the School gives students access to a wealth of knowledge, to the expertise of the staff and to unparalleled benefits gained from contact with people from very diverse backgrounds and nations. The diversity of the School's students and staff is exceptional; 2,300 Masters and Research students come from 122 countries and staff from 40 countries. Teaching and training are carried out by dedicated staff who are leaders in their fields and have considerable links with key universities and research institutions around the world, together with extensive academic, practical and international experience.
The November 2014 course was approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 30 category 1 (external) CPD credits. Accreditation for the 2015 course will be sought. Information will be posted here once confirmed.
The main objectives are to make practitioners aware of:
Teaching will be through lectures, discussions, role-play, problem solving workshops and the use of technology to access current health information.
The course will cover a range of topics pertinent to the everyday practice of travel medicine, including:
The course is open to registered medical practitioners, registered nurses and other health care professionals with an interest in Travel Medicine.
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The award recognises studying abroad as a positively life changing experience for many students as well as promoting intercultural understanding and tolerance. Successful candidates will receive up to £10,000 to be applied toward the cost of tuition fees.
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