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101524 - Immunisation: it's not just for kids

  • : Online

This free online module includes an original peer-reviewed article on immunisation in adults. Immediate feedback is provided as questions are answered. Expert guidance around discussing vaccination in pregnancy is provided.

Relevance to General Practice

- Adults comprise the majority of undervaccinated people in Australia, and in some instances have been responsible for outbreaks of diseases such as measles. 
- Recommendation by a healthcare provider is the most important factor in influencing vaccine uptake in adults. 
- Infectious diseases remain one of the leading contributors to poor health in people aged 60 years and over. 
- Older adults are also implicated in the transmission of infection to vulnerable groups; for example, young infants

Learning outcomes
  • Provide advice on vaccination during pregnancy
  • Discuss meningococcal vaccination recommendations for young adults
  • List differences in vaccination recommendations in Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations
  • Use a systematic approach to determine which vaccinations an adult needs
  • Delivery
    Title
    101524 - Immunisation: it's not just for kids
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1.5 hours
    Start Date
    01-Jun-2017
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    1.5 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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