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International Travel Preparation, Safety, & Wellness

This course is a part of Foundations of Global Health, a 7-course Specialization series from Coursera.

Whether you've traveled before or not, living and working overseas can be challenging. Learn how best to prepare and make the most of your time internationally. This course will prepare you to work and live overseas. It explores the epidemiology of common morbidity and mortality among travelers and examines key prevention, safety, and travel medicine principles and services to contextualize risks and maintain wellness. The course reviews applicable interventions, appropriate vaccines, and personal protection methods to prepare you to respond to expected and unexpected situations and will challenge you to examine travel health and safety priorities through case studies and discussions. The Honors Lesson will assist you with personal preparations for travel through the creation of a country-specific profile.
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Rating 4.6 based on 23 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 2 hours per week
Starts Aug 26 (3 weeks ago)
Cost $19
From Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Instructor Anna Kalbarczyk
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Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Medicine And Healthcare Personal Development Public Health

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The course is definitely good for a first-time traveller outside the USA, but as I have lived in 10 countries and worked in around 20 more ina 35-year timespan, I learned little new information from this course.

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This course is very useful in preparing me for my summer internship at South Asia.

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IfoundthIstoberelevantandInterestIngInmyareaofwork Very basic known stuff.

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was a great way to learn the safety measures we should consider while travelling to foreign places Unexpectedly super useful course.

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Academic Advisor and Overseas Studies Coordinator $38k

Travel - Various $42k

Travel Clerk $42k

Travel Rep $50k

Overseas Jobs $50k

Overseas Sales Representative $53k

Travel Coder $54k

Regional Overseas Sales Representative $55k

Travel Journalist $61k

Travel Copywriter $65k

Domestic and Overseas Security Specialist Contractor $71k

Overseas Marketing manager $126k

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Rating 4.6 based on 23 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks of study, 2 hours per week
Starts Aug 26 (3 weeks ago)
Cost $19
From Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Instructor Anna Kalbarczyk
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Medicine And Healthcare Personal Development Public Health

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