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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
Adult Pneumococcal Vaccination: Do You Know the New Recommendations?
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1.5 Mainpro+ credits


Designed for physicians and nurse practitioners, this 3-module program explores NACI updated recommendations for adult immunization in Canada, describes the burden of disease associated with pneumonia, and differentiates between pneumococcal vaccinations on the basis of their mechanism of action.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

 

 

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Seasonal Influenza Immunization in Canada: Strategies for Older Adults
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit


Designed for physicians and nurse practitioners, this program describes the burden of influenza in adults aged 65 and older, lists the vaccine options available for seasonal influenza immunization of adults aged 65 and older, and differentiates among vaccine products approved for seasonal influenza in adults aged 65 and older.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

 

 

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Ensuring Your Youngest Patients are Protected from Influenza
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit


Designed for physicians and nurse practitioners, this program will discuss the benefits of immunizing young children against influenza, examine the severity of paediatric influenza, especially in 6-24-month-old children, and compare available paediatric influenza vaccine options in relation to current NACI paediatric influenza immunization recommendations.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

 

 

rxBriefCase: Online CE
Stepping Up your Travel Health Knowledge
Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy accredited for 1 CEU


Designed for pharmacists, this program will review some of the common travel recommendations that can be applied to many patients seen in the community pharmacy setting, while giving pharmacists the tools to open discussions with their patients on the preventative strategies which can protect them while away.

Visit rxBriefCase to register.

 

 

rxBriefCase: Online CE
Seasonal Influenza Immunization in Canada: Strategies for Older Adults
Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) for 1 CEU


Designed for pharmacists, this educational program addresses issues and opportunities for influenza immunization for adults aged 65 years and older and to support optimal decision-making in clinical practice.

Visit rxBriefCase to register.

 

 

AdvancingIn: Online CPD
Protecting Infants and Toddlers from Seasonal Influenza
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited for 2 hours


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this program will provide expert opinion on the importance of integrating influenza vaccine options into routine paediatric immunization and reviewing the vaccine options for your patients.

Visit AdvancingIn to register.

 

 

AdvancingIn: Online CPD
Seasonal Influenza Immunization in Canada: Strategies for Older Adults
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this program describes the burden of influenza in adults aged 65 and older, lists the vaccine options available for seasonal influenza immunization of adults aged 65 and older, and differentiates among vaccine products approved for seasonal influenza in adults aged 65 and older.

Visit AdvancingIn to register.

 

 

AdvancingIn: Online CPD
Ensuring Your Youngest Patients are Protected from Influenza
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this program will discuss the benefits of immunizing young children against influenza, examine the severity of paediatric influenza, especially in 6-24-month-old children, and compare available paediatric influenza vaccine options in relation to current NACI paediatric influenza immunization recommendations.

Visit AdvancingIn to register.

 

 

AdvancingIn: Online CPD
Adult Pneumococcal Vaccination: Do You Know the New Recommendations?
College of Family Physicians of Canada certified for up to 1.5 Mainpro+ credits


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this 3-module program explores NACI updated recommendations for adult immunization in Canada, describes the burden of disease associated with pneumonia, and differentiates between pneumococcal vaccinations on the basis of their mechanism of action.

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.