• Travel Medicine Course - Self-Study

    Family physicians are often at the forefront of travel medicine. 

    These online sessions from the 2021 AAFP Travel Medicine Livestream course will expand your knowledge in counseling families journeying with young children, patients planning to engage in adventure travel, or those having special needs or preexisting medical conditions. Plus, bridge any knowledge gaps in tropical medicine, travel immunizations, and immigrant and refugee health. 

    Approved for up to 9.5 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit approved through April 30, 2024.


    AAFP Member: $295
    New Physician: $245
    Student: $125
    Resident: $195
    Other Health Care Professional: $295
    Nonmember: $385

    Note: the price you will see in the cart will be the price you will pay.

    Travel Medicine


    25 presentations, 15-30 minutes each

    Estimated time required to complete this self-study activity: 9 hours

    Note: Access to online content ends on April 30, 2024.

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of the activity, you will be able to:

    • Develop protocols to identify destination and patient-specific risk factors for travel, including when to refer for sub-specialty consultation.
    • Construct appropriate behavioral and pharmacological prevention strategies for travel-related infections.
    • Develop and evaluate an appropriate differential diagnosis for common post-travel complaints.
    • Create strategies to recognize neglected tropical diseases, including their diagnosis, treatment, and both biological and social determinants contributing to them.
    • Establish management strategies for emerging infections, including both outbreaks and insidious spreading.
    • Recognize the complementary role of clinical care and public health efforts in attaining health for all.
    • Dermatological Issues in the Returned International Traveler
    • Ethics of International Travel
    • Fever in International Travelers
    • GI Issues in the Returned International Traveler
    • Immunizations and International Travel
    • International Adoption
    • Introduction in Emporiatrics
    • Malaria Prophylaxis
    • Mountains and Oceans, Heatstroke and Frostbite:  Avoiding Environmental Issues
    • Obtaining Medical Care While Abroad: Focusing on Low Resource Countries
    • One Way Travelers: Missionaries, Diplomats, and Other Expatriates
    • Older Travelers
    • Other Illnesses: Pulmonary, Cardiac, Psychiatric
    • Outbreaks and Pandemics
    • Paralyzed at 36,000 Feet: Travelers with Disabilities and Chronic Diseases
    • Post-travel Evaluation and the Personal Physician: Keep or Refer?
    • Practice Aspects of Providing Pre-travel Care
    • Safety: Transportation, Infrastructure, Crime, Politics, and Terrorism
    • Sex Marks the Spot: Sex, Gender, and Travel Medicine
    • Social Determinants of Health
    • The Trip and the Traveler: The Foundation of the Pre-travel Consultation
    • Travelers’ Diarrhea: Chemoprophylaxis and Avoidance
    • Traveling in Pregnancy
    • Traveling with Children
    • Welcome Home: Immigrants and Refugees
    • High-speed broadband connection required for online access.
    • Latest version of FirefoxSafari, or Chrome on Windows or Macintosh computers or tablets.
    • Latest version of Adobe Reader.

    The AAFP has reviewed AAFP Travel Medicine Course - Self-Study and deemed it acceptable for up to 9.5 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 4/30/2021 to 4/30/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Enduring Materials, Self-Study for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
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