Whether for work or play, here are some important things to consider before bidding bon voyage. And don’t forget your virtual care app, Medisys on-Demand
Virtual care delivers real-time medical care via your mobile device. It’s a great option for fast, convenient and reliable care while travelling.
Nurse Practitioner & Travel Health Nurse, Amra Dizdarevic presents the LATEST information on how best to protect yourself should you plan to travel to areas where Zika virus transmission occurs.
Planning an exotic vacation is fun, but before you do be sure to book a travel health consultation at Copeman.
With Zika disease in the news, we’re getting more questions from clients about what this means to them. Here are some commonly asked questions and answers.
To demonstrate the importance of providing high quality, individual -focused complete travel services using an experienced multidisciplinary team and reduce the prevalence and severity of illness and injury obtained by travelers aboard.
It’s called jet lag, and it’s caused by the temporary difference between the sleep and wake cycle generated by our internal body clock at home, and the environmental rhythms of our destination time zone.
In the increasingly global business market, corporate travel is taking people to further destinations for longer periods of time. Because the stakes of these trips can be high, the health of travelling employees should be a top consideration.
Travel offers many unexpected challenges, but illness should never be one of them. Get educated on health risks for exotic destinations and avoid surprises.
A family health nurse was introduced to your collaborative care team in May 2012 to act as the point person or unofficial coach to help guide, support and ensure your ongoing care.
Nurse Practitioners (NP’s) are advanced practice registered nurses who have completed graduate-level education and are trained to assess, diagnose and treat common conditions. They have an extensive scope of practice and many areas of expertise including pediatric care, palliative care, urgent care and preventative care.
It is important that, in addition to enjoyment, we plan for safe and healthy travel. Here are some important things to consider before bidding bon voyage.
During a 2-week vacation, 50 % of the travellers may develop travellers’ diarrhea at least once. It may last 3-5 days and in severe cases can last longer.
Research By: Karin Dixon BNSc MN-NP, Amra Dizdarevic BSc, BSN, MN-NP Presented at: Accelerating Primary Care Conference 2014 in West Edmonton Context Each year, more and more Canadians are travelling aboard for work, education and pleasure. This international traveler has a distinctly increased risk of becoming ill or injured while abroad, to which they are often […]