Date
29 May 2018
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Cost
Free
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Event location
Hume Global Learning Centre - Broadmeadows
1093 Pascoe Vale Road
BROADMEADOWS Vic 3047
Available to
Practice Nurses
General Practitioners
Professional development points
4
Do you want to improve your confidence and skills when it comes to developing catch up immunisation plans?
This workshop will educate individuals on how to use the tools and resources to assist with creating these plans, along with providing an immunisation update from the Department of Health on the most recent and upcoming changes to the Immunisation Schedule.  

During the interactive aspect of this session, case studies will be explored and participants will be encouraged to participate and learn in a supportive environment.  

This session is particularly relevant for GPs and nurses in the north, who are working with refugee and asylum seeker patients who frequently require immunisation catch ups.

Guest Speakers:  

Chelsea Taylor,
Senior Project Officer and Policy Advisor,
Department of Health and Human Services,
Immunisation Section

Ellen Gaskett,
Refugee Nurse immuniser,
City of Whittlesea

Registration and Dinner 6.00 to 6.30pm
Start 6.30pm -Finish 8.30pm
 

Learning outcomes

  • Utilise available resources, tools and strategies to prepare catch up immunisation plans
  • Explain the importance of catch up vaccinations to patients
  • Describe the upcoming and recent changes to the National Immunisation Program

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