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"The CTH exam is taken by physicians, pharmacists and nurses. From country to country and profession to profession, there is a wide variety of travel clinic practice and the training of travel medicine providers. One-time assessments, such as the CTH exam, are important to establishing a standard level of knowledge, but ongoing education that focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary to provide the pre-travel clinic consultation should be a priority."


This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced PDF of a letter accepted for publication in Journal of Travel Medicine, volume 26, issue 3, in 2018. The definitive publisher-authenticated version is available online at DOI: 10.1093/jtm/tay128.


International Society of Travel Medicine



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