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153048 - Vaccination for adults 65 years and over. Part 1: influenza and pneumococcus

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This free online learning module provides 15 clinical questions and immediate answers about an original peer-reviewed article written for GPs.

Relevance to General Practice

- Influenza and pneumococcal disease contribute significantly to morbidity, ongoing functional decline and mortality in older people. 
- These diseases are preventable by vaccination, but vaccine coverage is suboptimal in older people. 
- GPs have a key role in improving vaccination rates as a recommendation from the GP has a significant effect on whether patients are vaccinated.

Learning outcomes

  • Explain to older patients why vaccination is important in their age group
  • Advise older patients about age-appropriate influenza vaccination
  • Vaccinate older patients against pneumococcus using an individualised regimen
  • Review how your practice can support opportunistic vaccination of older patients
Delivery
Title
153048 - Vaccination for adults 65 years and over. Part 1: influenza and pneumococcus
Location
Duration
1.5 hours
Start Date
28-Feb-2019
End Date
19-Dec-2019
CPD
1.5 hours
Price
0.00
Location
Online
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