Conference 2016 | Travel Medicine and Global Health
Friday - Sunday | July 15-17, 2016 | UW Husky Union Building | Ballroom
This conference will provide an overview of travel medicine and global health and is targeted to non-specialist physicians and other health professionals with an interest in travel medicine and global health. Travel medicine topics will include immunizations, malaria prophylaxis, travelers’ diarrhea, and other topics salient to caring for those who travel to low-income nations. Global health topics will include medical professionals volunteering overseas, and working in complex humanitarian emergencies. Information will be presented via plenary lectures and smaller audience break-out workshops. Attendees will have ample opportunities to follow presentations with questions.
Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be able to:
- Prepare pre-travel patients for travel to low-income nations.
- Review opportunities to volunteer for overseas medical service.
- Recognize common threats to travelers to low-income nations.
Registration and information
Registration is available exclusively through UW Continuing Medical Education. Click the REGISTER! button below to go to the conference website. NOTE: You cannot register with the button at the bottom of this page.
For more details about this conference, please visit the UW Continuing Medical Education website at https://uw.cloud-cme.com/Ap2.aspx?EID=3380&P=5 or call (206) 543-3556 or email Jessica Minick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Accreditation with Commendation: The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- Credit Designation: The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Application for CME credits has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
Nurses: 18.25 contact/clock hours will be awarded for successful completion.
- Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
- UWCNE is approved as a clock hour provider by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
- Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #07218, for 18.25 contact hours.
Psychologists: This offering for 18.25 contact/clock hours meets requirements for continuing education for psychologists in Washington State. UWCNE and UW CME qualify as CE program sponsors under the Washington Administrative Code, WAC 246-924-240.
Respiratory Therapists: This offering for 18.25 contact/clock hours meets requirements for continuing education for respiratory therapists in Washington State. UWCNE and UW CME qualify as CE program sponsors under the Washington Administrative Code, WAC 246-928-442.
Social Workers and Counselors: This offering for 18.25 contact/clock hours meets requirements for continuing education for social workers and counselors in Washington State. UWCNE and UW CME qualify as CE program sponsors under the Washington Administrative Code, WAC 246-809-610.
Other Disciplines: A certificate for 18.25 contact/clock hours will be awarded for use in documenting completion of this continuing education activity.
- 18.25 Contact hours
- 4.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level