Travel Medicines & Infectious Diseases
Date: 6/15/2020 - 6/15/2023
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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