Travel Medicine: Roadmap for Primary Care - Mainpro+

Duration

1 hr

Profession

Physician

# of Credits

1.0

Accreditation

Mainpro+

Expiry Date

2019-10-16

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:

  1. Appreciate the prevalence of poor adherence to asthma medications
  2. Identify reasons for poor adherence to prescribed asthma regimens
  3. Recognise the benefits of new technologies to help improve asthma control and adherence to medications
  4. Counsel patients on how to use smart inhalers safely


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