Travel Medicines & Infectious Diseases

Date: 6/15/2020 - 6/15/2023


Contact Hours: 4.0

ACPE UAN: 0384-9999-20-102-H01-T



The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Target Audience: Certified Pharmacy Technicians

This CPE activity has been designated as a knowledge-based program.

Author: Stacey Schneider, Pharm D

Faculty Disclosures/Conflicts of Interest: Author declared no conflict of interest and all information is provided fairly and without bias. Author received no commercial/financial support for this activity and do not approve or endorse any commercial products displayed.

Goals & Objectives:
At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the difference between routine, required, and recommended vaccines.
  • List the vaccine preventable diseases and their respective vaccines.
  • List the three types of travel health notices.
  • List the steps necessary to prevent and treat travelers’ diarrhea.
  • Counsel the traveler on obtaining the appropriate travel health insurance and medical evacuation insurance.
  • Recommend mosquito, rabies and tick prevention techniques.
  • List the specific infectious diseases including information on the signs and symptoms of the disease, who is at risk for contracting the infectious disease and specific prevention tips.
  • Advise a pregnant female on various safety methods for preventing infectious diseases related to foreign travel.
  • Assess a traveler who has returned to the United States who presents with a fever, diarrhea, dermatologic changes or other related symptoms that may be correlated with travel related infectious diseases.
  • List the recommendations for screening asymptomatic returning travelers. 

Release Date: 006/15/2020
Expiration Date: 06/15/2023