Learn how to navigate the State Department Consular Affairs and Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) websites to identify country-specific warnings and alerts and ascertain the severity of them (e.g., critical, low).

Learn the value of STEP services and successfully register for STEP before each international trip (e.g., confirming their emergency contacts pass the passport validity rule).
Discover resources at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) to identify destination-specific health risks and preventive medicines (e.g. deterrents, shots, orals) to include in your Action Plan, and vital personal medical information in mobile applications.
Learn the difference between trip and travel insurance and how to determine the best insurance for your particular excursion.
Build a Google MyMap of your destination(s) featuring dangers like animals, rip currents, and crime areas. Locate nearby hospitals, fire and police departments, embassies, airports/evacuation, and your housing and transportation resources.
Increase your financial security with helpful tips and prepare to use mobile technology to contact local and international agencies and emergency contacts.

Travel HEROES Safety Certification offered as 6 Micro Courses