Global Health Program - Pre-Departure Learning Module

Welcome to our Pre-departure Learning Module. This module contains websites and articles for you to review to better prepare yourself for your trip abroad. To participate in our Global Health Program we ask that you review your travel site information, Kaiser’s Safe Traveler Information, and the Culture Shock and Communication-Avoiding Misadventures in Cross Cultural Relations article.

Please review each section. After you review the material sign the acknowledge completion, and select submit.

Section 1.

General and Site Specific Information from the CDC and WHO:

Section 2.

Health and Safety:

Kaiser’s Safe Traveler Information
Safe Traveler Info(pdf)

Pre-Travel Physicians’ Rapid Evaluation Portal

AAFP: Travel medicine: helping patients prepare for trips abroad

Updated U.S. Public Health Service guidelines for the management of occupational exposures to HIV and recommendations for post-exposure prophylaxis

General CDC health information for travelers: CDC Yellow Book

Section 3.

Ethics and Cultural Competency:

Culture Shock and Communication – Avoiding Misadventures in Cross Cultural Relations
Towards Best Practices in the Global Health Institute (pdf)
Adapted with permission from Sabrina Butteris, MD, & James Conway, MD; UW-Madison Department of Pediatrics (pdf)

“Ethics and Best Practice Guidelines for Training Experiences in Global Health” article (pdf)

Section 4.