A traveller’s health and wellbeing while abroad will often rely on the practitioner’s level of competence in providing the pre-travel primary care consultation. Travel health is a complex and dynamic medical specialty. Healthcare providers must understand this responsibility and be aware of the necessary elements of an appropriate pre-travel consultation, including in which situations to refer travellers to a specialty travel health clinic.
This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1Mainpro+ Credit(s). Cert+ Program ID#: 188084
Brian Aw (MD, CCFP, CTH®), Darin Cherniwchan (MD), Dominique Tessier (MD, CCFP, FCFP, FISTM), Tim Kelton (BSc, MD CCFP (E.M.) FCFP CTropMed, CTH)
On completion of this program, participants will be better able to:
- Appreciate the prevalence of poor adherence to asthma medications
- Identify reasons for poor adherence to prescribed asthma regimens
- Recognise the benefits of new technologies to help improve asthma control and adherence to medications
- Counsel patients on how to use smart inhalers safely