Imported Diseases: from travel medicine to the pathologies of immigrants
A 2-day intensive course that offers a clinical approach to the principal diseases relevant to imported pathologies
Imported Diseases is an intensive 2-day course that offers a clinical approach to the principal diseases that affect travelers and immigrants. It is organised by ISGlobal, CRESIB and the International Health Service of the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona.
Pre-enrolment begins 15 July 2012.
Participants should be doctors in clinical practice who have an interest in the management of imported tropical diseases.
A maximum of 25 participants will be accepted.
Deadline for enrolment: 23 November 2012 Deadline for tuition payment: 23 November 2012
Sociedad Española de Medicina Tropical y Salud Internacional (SEMTSI), Sociedad Española de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología Clínica (SEIMC) and Sigma-Tau.
Thursday, 29 November
8:30-8:45 Welcome and Introduction
8:45-09:15 Introduction to Imported Pathology and Medical Geography
9:15-10:00 Patient with Fever from the Tropics I
10:15-11:30 Patient with Fever from the Tropics II
11:15-13:00 Discussion of Clinical Cases
14:00-15:00 Key Points for Managing Traveler's Diarrhea