What is Covered ?
Section 1:
Pre-Departure

Including:

  • Choosing a Gap Year company

  • Booking flights and in-country transport

  • Assessing risk and ensuring personal safety

  • What vaccinations should you get?

  • Malaria and Yellow Fever

  • Women's Health

  • First Aid Kits

......and much more!

“To Travel is to Live” - Hans Christian Andersen

Section 2:
Staying Healthy Whilst Away

Including:

  • Common travel related illnesses

  • Sexual health

  • Drugs and alcohol

  • Psychological wellbeing

  • Homesickness

  • Culture Shock

  • Money

  • Transport

  • Accommodation

......and much more!

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It is lethal.” - Paulo Coelho

Section 3:
Emergencies

Learn how to:

  • Assess an unconscious casualty

  • Put a casualty in the "Recovery Position"

  • Perform CPR

  • Help a choking​ casualty

  • Use an Epipen

with practice on Laerdal © simulation models

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“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” - Dalai Lama

Section 4:
Environmental Hazards

Including:

 

Followed by a question and answer session.

Participants will also be able to email us with any questions that may arise between going on the course and their trip away.

Desert Landscape
Machu Pichu
Frozen Landscape

Heat

Cold

Altitude

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” - Anita Desai