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Oklahoma State University
center for executive and professional development

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Online Travel Safety & Health Certificate Program

online travel
online travel

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For more information:

405-744-5208

cepd@okstate.edu

Fee: $65

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LESSON 1: BEFORE YOU TRAVEL ABROAD

Learn about local customs, culture, climate, laws and language before you travel
Conduct pre-trip planning to enhance your awareness, preparation, and security
Identify critical tasks including what to pack and wear during your travel
Embrace the “B” Principles of Travel Safety:
Be Aware, Be Low Profile, Be Unpredictable & Be Prepared
Ensure safety while traveling, when at work and at your hotel or place of residence
Be informed and ready for any situation you might encounter

LESSON 2: TRAVEL HEALTH EDUCATION

Travel with a personal medical kit and prescriptions
Recognize food, water, insect, body fluid and air precautions to take while traveling
Recognize when to seek medical care
List specific vaccine-preventable diseases

LESSON 3: SITUATIONAL AWARENESS & SAFETY

Define and recognize the four phases of Situational Awareness
Create an enhanced awareness of your surroundings
Use proven methods to blend into your environment
Identify possible safety or security risks in advance
Be prepared to react appropriately to possible adverse situations that develop

LESSON 4: PERSONAL SECURITY MEASURES

Identify the risks of using social media during your travel
Protect your money, credit cards, and other valuables
Use methods to prevent theft by “pickpockets”
List methods of reducing your chances of becoming a target of crime
Use techniques to minimize the threats while traveling