Welcome to the website of Nordic Foundation Course in Travel Medicine
NITME has great pleasure in announcing its 2nd Foundation Course in Travel Medicine in partnership with Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG).
Welcome to apply for the 2nd Nordic Foundation Course in Travel Medicine which start the first residential September 27th and 28th 2013. The second residential will be March 7th and 8th 2014.
In February 2013 21 students finished the 1st Nordic Foundation Cours. We are now ready to recieve your application for the 2nd course.
The course is a ”home-based” distance learning course of 5 months duration with an initial 2-day residential period followed by an assignments period using e-learning program as a tool for communication with tutors, administrators and delegates. The course ends with a 2-day round up residential period.
This course is an opportunity for in-depth study and appraisal of own practice in travel medicine as well as a basic module for advanced courses leading to Diploma exam at RCPSG, and further advanced courses such as Master’s degree.
The dates for the initial residential days held in Bergen, Norway, are:
- Sepbember 27th and 28th 2013
The dates for the round-up residential days held in Bergen, Norway, are:
- March 7th and 8th 2014
RESIDENTIAL DAYS ARE A COMPULSORY REQUIREMENT OF THE COURSE.
For Norwegian doctors, the Foundation course has been approved with 21 points (klinisk emnekurs) for the speciality in general practice, with 14 hours for the speciality in community medicine (samfunnsmedisin) and 24 hours for the speciality in infectious diseases
For Norwegian nurses, the Foundation course has been approved by NSF with 25 hours for clinical specialists in nursing.
The Foundation Course is available to health care professionals working in a relevant field, or with a special interest. The course is multidisciplinary and available to anyone holding minimum of bachelor degree in a health profession (ex. medical doctors, registered nurses).
The Course gives credit for Modul 1 in the Diploma Course at RCPSG.
If you have formally been accepted for the course, please go to the login page where you can enter your username and password to access the pages for your course.