Travel health

More people are travelling abroad each year, pharmacy staff can provide advice on issues people may encounter while they are away.

In OTC

This module looks at travel health and considers the health issues that can affect people when they travel abroad, with a focus on preventative measures to avoid illness.

Learning objectives

  • Understand some of the common ailments that can affect travellers
  • Know the preventative measures that individuals can take to reduce their risk of being unwell when abroad
  • Have an awareness of the signs and symptoms that necessitate medical attention
  • Be familiar with some of the websites where up-to-date health information on specific countries can be found.

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