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Healthcare Professionals – e-Learning


 

Vaccines411 has gathered a number of educational events and online CMEs intended for healthcare professionals regarding vaccination. Click on the available titles below to view broadcasts, training modules and webinars.

Available titles include:

 

 

World Health Organization
Vaccine Safety Basics


This course is designed for healthcare professionals and aims to establish a shared understanding among professionals whose work is linked to vaccine safety issues. The training modules introduce you to vaccine safety issues and provide you with the technical information required to look at the case studies and take assessments and can be completed in an hour and a half. Should you pass the general assessment, you will be provided with a downloadable document confirming your successful participation in the exam.

Visit WHO to register.

 

 

GSK
Hepatitis A and B Training Modules


These training modules present the risk factors for contracting hepatitis A and B for Canadian travellers…and explain how to help keep them out of your patients’ travel plans with GSK hepatitis A and B vaccines. The modules can be completed in an hour.

Visit Health.gsk.ca to register.

 

 

mdBriefCase: Online CME
NACI Immunization Updates: Are Your Adults Protected?
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit


Designed for physicians and nurse practitioners, this four vignette program explores NACI updated recommendations for adult immunization in Canada; including: seasonal influenza vaccination, the use of 13-valen pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine, HPV vaccines and Hepatitis A vaccine.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

 

 

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Childhood Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccination in Canada: Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions through Counselling on Vaccine Efficacy and Safety
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1.5 Mainpro+ credits & Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited for 1,5 hours


Designed for physicians and nurse practitioners, this program will discuss measles, mumps and rubella, their prevention through a childhood immunization program with MMR/MMRV vaccines, and best practices used to communicate with parents about MMR vaccination, including those who are vaccine-hesitant.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

 

 

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Clinical Challenges in Protecting Children Under 2 Years of Age from Influenza: Update
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit


Designed for physicians and nurse practitioners, this program focuses on the protection of children < 2 years of age from infection with influenza and is divided into 4 modules: 1) Vaccine response and the paediatric immune system; 2) Influenza and children under 2 years of age; 3) Influenza vaccine options for children under 2 years of age; 4) Immunization issues in children under 2 years of age.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

 

 

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Preventing Meningococcal Disease – A Primer for Primary Care Clinicians
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit & Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited for 1 hour


Designed for physicians and nurse practitioners, this program will provide primary care clinicians with a primer on the prevention of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) as well as review the role of the different vaccine options in specific patient populations.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

 

 

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Adult Immunization in Primary Care – Influenza, Meningococcal and Food and Water Borne Travel Illnesses Update
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for 1.5 Mainpro+ credits


Designed for physicians and nurse practitioners, this three vignette program will explore vaccine updates on situations commonly seen in primary care. This will include an update on NACI influenza recommendations for adults ≥ 65 years, the role of meningococcal immunizations for patients at risk, and vaccinations for last-minute travellers.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

 

 

rxBriefCase: Online CE
Childhood Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccination in Canada: Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions through Counselling on Vaccine Efficacy and Safety
Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy & l’Ordre des Pharmaciens du Québec accredited for 1.5 CEUs


Designed for pharmacists, this program will discuss measles, mumps and rubella, their prevention through a childhood immunization program with MMR/MMRV vaccines, and best practices used to communicate with parents about MMR vaccination, including those who are vaccine-hesitant.

Visit rxBriefCase to register.

 

 

rxBriefCase: Online CE
Preventing Meningococcal Disease – A Primer for Primary Care Clinicians
Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy accredited for 1.5 CEUs & l’Ordre des Pharmaciens du Québec accredited for 1 CEU


Designed for pharmacists, this program will provide primary care clinicians with a primer on the prevention of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) as well as review the role of the different vaccine options in specific patient populations.

Visit rxBriefCase to register.

 

 

rxBriefCase: Online CE
Adult Immunization in Primary Care – Influenza, Meningococcal and Food and Water Borne Travel Illnesses Update
Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy accredited for 1.5 CEUs


Designed for pharmacists, this three vignette program will explore vaccine updates on situations commonly seen in primary care. This will include an update on NACI influenza recommendations for adults ≥ 65 years, the role of meningococcal immunizations for patients at risk, and vaccinations for last-minute travellers.

Visit rxBriefCase to register.

 

 

rxBriefCase: Online CE
Every Pharmacist has a Role to Play in Travel Health
Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy accredited for 1 CEU


Designed for pharmacists, this program will help to integrate basic travel health into their practice, determine which travellers should be referred to a travel clinic, and discuss risks and epidemiology of travellers’ diarrhea, typhoid fever and Japanese encephalitis.

Visit rxBriefCase to register.

 

 

 

AdvancingIn: Online CPD
NACI Immunization Updates: Are Your Adults Protected?
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this four vignette program explores NACI updated recommendations for adult immunization in Canada; including: seasonal influenza vaccination, the use of 13-valen pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine, HPV vaccines and Hepatitis A vaccine.

Visit AdvancingIn to register.

 

 

AdvancingIn: Online CPD
Childhood Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccination in Canada: Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions through Counselling on Vaccine Efficacy and Safety
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1.5 Mainpro+ credits & Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited for 1,5 hours


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this program will discuss measles, mumps and rubella, their prevention through a childhood immunization program with MMR/MMRV vaccines, and best practices used to communicate with parents about MMR vaccination, including those who are vaccine-hesitant.

Visit AdvancingIn to register.

 

 

AdvancingIn: Online CPD
Clinical Challenges in Protecting Children Under 2 Years of Age from Influenza: Update
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this program focuses on the protection of children < 2 years of age from infection with influenza and is divided into 4 modules: 1) Vaccine response and the paediatric immune system; 2) Influenza and children under 2 years of age; 3) Influenza vaccine options for children under 2 years of age; 4) Immunization issues in children under 2 years of age.

Visit AdvancingIn to register.

 

 

AdvancingIn: Online CPD
Preventing Meningococcal Disease – A Primer for Primary Care Clinicians
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit & Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited for 1 hour


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this program will provide primary care clinicians with a primer on the prevention of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) as well as review the role of the different vaccine options in specific patient populations.

Visit AdvancingIn to register.

 

 

AdvancingIn: Online CPD
Adult Immunization in Primary Care – Influenza, Meningococcal and Food and Water Borne Travel Illnesses Update
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited for 1.5 hours


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this three vignette program will explore vaccine updates on the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) influenza recommendations for adults ≥ 65 years, the role of meningococcal immunizations for patients at risk, and vaccinations for last-minute travellers.

Visit AdvancingIn to register.

 

 

Advancing Practice: Online CPD
Updating Your Immunization Practice
Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy accredited for 1.5 CEUs


Designed for healthcare professionals interested in updating their immunization and injection knowledge, this case-based program addresses common myths regarding immunization and identifies key components of the Canadian immunization system. It will also discuss immunization for special populations, and explore key communication strategies for engaging with vaccine-hesitant patients or parents and for addressing common patient concerns regarding adverse effects.

Visit Advancing Practice to register.

 

 

iMD Pinga
Flu Refresher Course


This training module is intended as a refresher on how to administer the flu vaccine. The module can be completed within 30 minutes.

You will also gain ongoing access to iMD Pinga a cloud-based patient education platform, available to you, on any device with internet. iMD allows healthcare professionals to bring their patient sessions to life through the seamless integration of professionally-vetted diagrams, educational material, brochures and videos covering over 700 conditions, anatomical categories and treatment options.

Visit iMDPinga.com to register.

 

 

International Centre for Infectious Diseases
Zoster Immunization in the Frail Elderly
Original air date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Mark Loeb, BSc, MD, MSc, FRCPC


Topics of Presentation:

  • Basic epidemiology of Zoster
  • Overview of some major clinical Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs)
  • Discussion of the study: Zoster Vaccine Response in the Frail Elderly
  • The link between Zoster and strokes

Visit ICID’s Virtual Immunization Community to view webinar.

 

 

National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases
Newcomers and Vaccine Decision-Making Practices: Lessons from the Prairies
Original air date: Thursday, January 26, 2017


This webinar will focus on immunization information-gathering and decision-making practices in vulnerable refugee and immigrant populations in the city of Edmonton, Alberta. Ms. Stephanie Kowal will present key findings and recommendations from her study on the prairies focusing particularly on the potential impact that using cultural brokers can have on the success of creating access to immunization services and promoting immunization uptake.

Visit NCCID.adobeconnect.com to hear webinar.

 

 

iMedicus: On-Demand Event
Integrating Travel Health into Primary Care
Original air date: Thursday, October 20, 2016
Featuring: Vivien Brown and Michael Boivin


This interactive 60 minute episode, intended for family physicians and pharmacists, will provide strategies and recommendations for managing your patient's travel medicine concerns.

Visit iMedicus to view broadcast.

 

 

iMedicus: On-Demand Event
An Update on Herpes Zoster for Primary Care
Original air date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Featuring: Vivien Brown and Marla Shapiro


This accredited and interactive episode, specifically designed for family physicians, will highlight the emerging data for a risk-based approach to vaccination. The expert panel will discuss the guidelines and share practical approaches for effectively managing immunization in primary care clinic practice...

Visit iMedicus to view broadcast.