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Free Annual Immunisations Update: 12 October 2022

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The aims of this update are to improve delegates’ knowledge and confidence in safely delivering the national vaccination programmes and the London region polio booster campaign.

Target audience:Experienced immunisers (Registered health care professionals)
Time:Start: 09:00am registration Presentation starts 09:30am

End: 13:00pm

Delivery mode:Zoom
Cost:Free for attendees from Londonwide practices
Overview:The content for this session will look at:

  • Current issues in immunisation including any changes to vaccine recommendations or national policy, polio vaccination campaign, update on influenza as the season progresses and COVID autumn booster programme
  • Any changes to legislation relevant to vaccination
  • Recent epidemiology of vaccine preventable diseases
  • Update on vaccine ordering, storage and administration
  • Review of current practice, recent vaccine incidents and identification of areas for improvement
  • Dealing with patients with incomplete or unknown immunisation status
  • Catch-up for adolescent and young people who missed school age vaccinations
  • Q&A throughout the session
  • To update delegates knowledge of and their confidence for safe delivery of the national vaccination programmes.
Learning outcomes:Links to information about the national vaccination programmes so they can keep up to date with the programmes as they evolve over time.
Format:PowerPoint and interactive question and answer sessions.
Presenter:Pauline MacDonald, ARRC, SRN, BSc (Hons), MSc, FRSPH. Independent Consultant Nurse, Infection Matters Limited.

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