Primary Health Care: Open Access

ISSN - 2167-1079

Derek Evans

Derek Evans
FRPharmS, FRGS, MFTM RCPS, Independent Prescriber,
58-The Nurseries, Langstone, Wales NP18 2NT
United Kingdom

  • Review Article
    Review of Training and Education Standards Applied to Pharmacy Based Travel Medicine Services in the UK
    Author(s): Derek EvansDerek Evans

    Background: The history of pharmacy based travel medicine services was originally published in 2018. This article reviews the current training and education standards against the regulators and professional standards. Professional standards: The provision of travel health services standards were assessed by different regulators for the professions giving rise to variances in the inspection processes and a dependence on self-assessment. The principal of self-assessment had been criticised due to practitioner’s inaccuracy in the determination of competency. International and National Training Standards: The International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) offers an education course with guidance on the proportioned time for study in the key areas. This was compared to the provision by the UK agency responsible for o.. View More»

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