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Therapeutics: Mosquito repellents for travellers
Improve your knowledge on mosquito repellents, alternative mosquito deterrents, and when repellents can be ill-advised.
After completing this module you should:
- Be able to advise patients on which mosquito repellent to use, taking into account effectiveness
- Know about appropriate choice of mosquito repellent for children and for women who are pregnant or breast feeding
- Feel confident to advise patients how to apply mosquito repellent to a child, and how to combine it with the use of sunscreen
- Be able to answer patients’ questions on the use of alternative therapies to deter mosquitos.
CME Disclaimer :
The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by any of the accreditors. In no event will any of the accreditors be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.
18 Feb 2015
18 Feb 2015
18 Feb 2017
|ASCOFAME||0:30 hours||BMJ Learning has assigned half an hour of CPD/CME credit to this module. BMJ Learning modules are being certified for ASCOFAME VIRTUAL (Colombia).|
|Austrian Academy of Physicians||0.5 credits, 0:30 hours||BMJ Learning modules have been certified for DFT Punkte. DFT Punkte are accepted in Austria|
|BMJ Learning||0.5 credits, 0:30 hours||BMJ Learning has assigned half an hour of credit to the module and related journal article|
|Bhutan Medical and Health Council||0.5 credits, 0:30 hours||Bhutan Medical and Health Council has formally accredited all BMJ Learning online modules for continuous professional development. Bhutan Medical and Health Council will accept the CME credit provided by BMJ Learning to any registered members of Bhutan Medical and Health Council for renewal of their registration.|
|Delhi Medical Council||0.5 credits, 0:30 hours||The Delhi Medical Council recognises BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purpose of continuous medical education (CME)/continuous professional development (CPD). Doctors can thus claim continuous professional development credits for their activity in BMJ Learning. Completion of one 30 minute module is considered the equivalent of 0.5 credits or half an hour of learning.|
|Dubai Health Authority||0.5 credits, 0:30 hours||BMJ Learning is approved as a CME resource by the Dubai Health Authority (accreditation number 0254/11)|
|Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization||0.5 credits, 0:30 hours||Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) of the Ministry of Health, State of Kuwait is the authority responsible for organising all aspects of postgraduate training of medical practitioners and other health professionals in Kuwait. Users within Kuwait can claim 30 minutes or 0.5 credit per half an hour of learning completed.|
|Pakistan Society of Family Physicians||0.5 credits, 0:05 hours||The Pakistan Society of Family Physicians has assigned half an hour of credit to this module.|
|Royal Australasian College of Physicians||0:30 hours||The RACP does not accredit CPD activities, but MyCPD Program guidelines state that fellows can claim a maximum of 50 credits per year for online learning under 'Category 6 - Other Learning Activities'.|
|The Ministry of Public Health in Qatar||0.5 credits, 0:30 hours||The Ministry of Public Health in Qatar represented by the Accreditation Department of the Qatar Council for Health Practitioners recognizes the continuous medical education (CME)/continuing professional development (CPD) modules provided through BMJ Learning as Category II self-directed learning activities in the State of Qatar. Healthcare professionals in Qatar can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Learning, calculated as 0.5 credits unit per 0.5 hours (Organization Code OP-02).|
|The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners||0.5 credits, 0:30 hours||RNZCGP endorses the British Medical Journal online CME programmes|
|UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention||0.5 credits, 0:30 hours||This Program has been awarded 0.5 CPD Credit Hours by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention.|
|University of Health Sciences Lahore||0.5 credits, 0:05 hours||University of Health Sciences Lahore has assigned half an hour of credit to this module.|