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National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule Update

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
On-demand

On-demand recorded 6 Jul 2020

From 1st July 2020, the National Immunisation Program (NIP) schedule was updated to improve protection against meningococcal, pneumococcal and Haemophilus influenzae disease for certain risk groups. This webinar discusses the changes to the NIP, the rationale for these changes and their clinical impact, and where further information and clinical advice can be sought.

Learning outcomes

  • Be aware of the changes to the National Immunisation Program (NIP) from 1 July 2020
  • Discuss which additional at risk groups are eligible for funded vaccines under the NIP
  • Be aware of NSW and National resources that are available to support the changes
  • Discuss the evidence for the changes and the clinical impact

This event attracts 2 CPD points

Facilitator

Dr Tim Senior
MBBS, FRACGP

Tim Senior works as a GP at an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service in South West Sydney, and is involved in teaching medical students and GP registrars, and is active in policy development and advocacy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health. He is an award winning writer on General Practice and Public Health, and is a contributing editor and member of Croakey Health Media. He is active on social media, and was named as one of the top 10 health users of Twitter in Australia.

Presenter

Dr Ketaki Sharma
MBBS, MPH, FRACP

Staff Specialist, National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance

Type
Delivery
Title
National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule Update
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Child and family health, Community health, Child health/paediatrics/immunisation
Location
Provider Type
Non Profit Organisation
Duration
On-demand
CPD Points
2
Price
Free
Location
Online
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