Course 7: Travel Medicine

Travel Medicine

This course prepares physicians and other health care providers to care for people traveling to (or living in) developing countries and other settings where resources are limited.

Estimated Time To Complete

Allow 21.5 hours, including additional time for bonus materials.


This course enables you to:

  • Provide pre-travel advice and care for patients planning to travel to developing countries.
  • Diagnose and treat individuals who become ill during overseas travel or residence.
  • Provide post-travel evaluation and care for patients returning from travel to developing countries.
  • Diagnose and treat individuals living in the tropics and sub-tropics who are ill.

This course is composed of five sections:

  1. Travel Preparation
  2. Environmental Distress 
  3. Special Travel Populations
  4. Travel Activities
  5. Post-travel Evaluation and Cases


Accreditation information is available on the Continuing Professional Development website.

CME/CEUs Available

24 hours

Visit the Continuing Professional Development website for more information.


Regular Rate: $795/course
For physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health care providers

Discount Rate: $400/course 
For medical trainees, including medical students, residents and fellows outside the U of M Global Medicine Pathway; retirees; active U.S. military personnel; health professionals from developing countries as defined by WHO; and University of Minnesota Global Medicine Pathway faculty

Complete Package: on or before April 30, 2019: $7,250 
Complete Package: on or after May 1, 2019: $7,550
Includes up to 4 weeks of the annual In-Person Global Health CourseComplete Online Global Health Curriculum, and the U of M ASTMH CTropMed® Online Exam Review

University of Minnesota Faculty Rate: $596/course

CDC Employee Rate: Preapproved, full-time CDC employees are eligible for a discounted rate; contact the course director at for information.

Institutions and Organizations Pricing: Volume discounts and customization options are available for your trainees. Learn more about pricing for institutions and organizations.