This first course will help you to understand why determining the reason(s) for travel is essential.
It should be seen as introductory and understanding the risks and the prevention of illness are explored in much greater detail in later courses.
Reasons for travel include:
taking a holiday abroad.
to visit relatives or friends
for backpacking often going to many countries
for work abroad arranged by their employer
on an expedition
for educational reasons
for a long term placement abroad for personal reasons or employment (expatriates)
for a cruise visiting many countries
volunteering or humanitarian aid
on a pilgrimage
for medical treatment
for personal or competition sport
for service abroad as a member of the armed forces
Course 2 goes further into topics to consider during the first consultation such as the dates and the mode of travel, who is travelling, where are they going to and what are they likely to be doing after arrival.