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Sarah Borwein
TravelSafe Medical Centre, Central Health Medical Practice
Hong Kong, PRC

Marius van Aswegen
Industrial Psychologist, Xpatweb 
Johannesburg, South Africa


Peter Felkai
SOS Hungary Medical Assistance
Budapest, Hungary


To provide practical applications addressing the psychological health of travellers for both the pre-travel clinician and for the in-country general practitioner who is presented with an acute psychiatric emergency.


Course objectives

This presentation, supported by case studies, links the psychological aspects of pre-travel preparation to in-country medical and emergency care.

After the presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the factors that affect mental health within the travel context
  • Understand the risks that travellers face during a psychiatric emergency abroad
  • Incorporate mental health considerations within their practice

Who should attend

  • Family and travel medicine practitioners
  • Student travel health providers
  • Occupational health practitioners
  • Practitioners who work with international assignees
  • Practitioners who care for military travellers
  • Pharmacists
Seminar Information
Seminar Date:
November 06, 2019
The Mental Health First Aid Kit: Integrating the Psychological Health of Travellers in Your Busy Practice
Individual topic purchase: Selected
ISTM Continuing Professional Development
Professional Development: 1.00
5 Year Doctoral Level Member: USD 0.00
Non-Doctoral Level: USD 0.00
Doctoral Level: USD 0.00
ISTM Member Non Doctor: USD 0.00
ISTM Member Attendee: USD 0.00
ISTM Member Doctor: USD 0.00
5 Year Non-Doctoral Level Member: USD 0.00
Non-member price: USD 70.00