Courses and Conferences

ATHNA welcomes you to Courses and Conferences, our quarterly update of educational opportunities that may be of interest to travel health nurses.

ATHNA shares this list for information purposes only and does not endorse any of the programs. Nurses will want to contact the conference organizers directly for all details and relevance to their professional educational needs. Members are encouraged to inform us of other programs for posting on this website.



ISTM Travel Medicine Review and Update Virtual Course with live and recorded presentations
February 23-24 For more information:


Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Travel Medicine
Professional Development Certificate

Online course has four core modules: Pre-Travel Risk Assessment & Management, Travel Related Infections, Malaria and Mosquito Borne Diseases, Immunology and Immunisations.
Starts on March 25 or September 23 (online) For more information:


2024 UBC Tropical and Geographic Medicine Intensive Short Course
May 13-17
Hybrid course offered online and in Vancouver, BC. For more information:

9th Northern European Conference on Travel Medicine (NECTM9)
May 22-24 Copenhagen, Denmark For more information:

McGill Summer Institutes in Global Health
May 21-June 14
15 courses are offered online and in-person. For more information:


ATHNA NED: ATHNA's unique, low cost and local Networking, Education and Development meeting – single day CE conference open to any ATHNA member
Saturday, June 24
Multiple simultaneous US locations. For more information:

AANP National Conference
June 25-30 Nashville, Tennessee
For more information and to confirm sessions relevant to travel health nursing:


14th Asia Pacific Travel Health Conference
September 18-21 Katmandu, Nepal
"Refreshed Perspectives – The Ups and Downs of Travel" For more information:



20th Anniversary ATHNA National Conference
May 10 New Orleans, Louisiana
Registration information pending.

CISTM 19 International Society of Travel Medicine
May 11-15 New Orleans, Louisiana
For more information:

Ongoing Programs

University of Illinois-Chicago College of Pharmacy
Free continuing education (CE). UIC received an FDA REMS grant to provide accredited CE to healthcare professionals on opioid safety. We use a unique academic detailing style to deliver the CE, which consists of a 15 to 20 minute one-on-one virtual session which is focused, easily digestible, and tailored to the individual. For more information:

The Westchester Course in Travel Health Fundamentals
8 session biweekly short course now in its 22nd year. Intended for clinicians new to pretravel care and those seeking a refresher or update. Customized sessions can be arranged via Zoom or onsite in-person. CE accredited for nurses. Next Zoom course: March 5-28, Tuesday & Thursday 8 a.m. ET. For more information or to schedule a customized course, please contact Gail Rosselot: