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Immunisation seminar – Hobart

Topic:
Immunisation update
Speaker:
See below
Date & Time:
Saturday 30 November 2019, 9.00am - 3.15pm
Location:
Blundstone Arena Function Centre, Ricky Ponting Room, Bellerive
Audience:
GPs, practice nurses, immunisers and pharmacists

Immunisation seminar for GPs, practice nurses, immunisers and pharmacists. 

Professor Paul Van Buynder will share information on a variety of topics, including:

  1. Influenza 2019: Record vaccines and record notifications – what next?
  2. Measles in the elimination phase
  3. Meningococcal disease in the ‘post-vaccine era’
  4. Herpes Zoster disease and vaccines
  5. Pneumococcal vaccines in the elderly
  6. Vaccine hesitancy

Australian Immunisation Register will provide information about the transition from authentication file to Provider Digital Access

The Communicable Diseases Prevention Unit will present on

  • state-funded immunisation programs
  • the National Immunisation Program
  • adverse effects following immunisation reporting
  • useful immunisation resources
  • cold chain information, including new ‘Strive for 5’ requirements
  • vaccine ordering
  • wastage and leakage.

Tanya Panitzki, clinical nurse consultant on immunisation, will present on catch up immunisation schedules and avoiding shoulder injury related to vaccine administration.

For more information email statewideadmin@primaryhealthtas.com.au or phone 1300 653 169

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