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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. Choose a category below to view available broadcast, training module and webinar titles.

Titles are listed by category:

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Pediatric Influenza: Protecting the Youngest Patients
Certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ Credit.


Designed for physicians and nurse practitioners, this program supports Canadian Healthcare practitioners in building their knowledge and skills on the topic of influenza prevention in children 6 months to 2 years of age.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

AdvancingIn: Online CME
Pediatric Influenza: Protecting the Youngest Patients
Certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ Credit.


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this program will explain particular importance of influenza immunization in children 6 months to 2 years of age, and navigate vaccine hesitancy in parents.

Visit AdvancingIn to register.

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Preventing Meningococcal Disease – A Primer for Primary Care Clinicians
Certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ Credit.


Designed for physicians and nurse practitioners, this program supports Canadian Healthcare practitioners in building their knowledge of meningitis and meningococcal vaccine.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

AdvancingIn: Online CME
Preventing Meningococcal Disease – A Primer for Primary Care Clinicians
Certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ Credit.


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this program will explore the role of the different vaccine options in the prevention of meningitis and apply the Canadian Immunization Guide recommendations for vaccines to patient cases.

Visit AdvancingIn 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.

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.

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Influenza in Older Adults – Ensuring Optimal Protection
Certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ Credit.


Designed for physicians and nurse practitioners, this program supports Canadian Healthcare practitioners in reducing the risk of influenza and its associated morbidity and mortality in older patients.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

rxBriefCase: Online CME
Influenza in Older Adults – Ensuring Optimal Protection
Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy accredited for 1.25 CEUs.


Designed for pharmacists, this program will review influenza vaccine options for older patients and manage common patient issues associated with influenza vaccination.

Visit rxBriefCase to register.

AdvancingIn: Online CME
Influenza in Older Adults – Ensuring Optimal Protection
Certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ Credit.


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this program will review influenza vaccine options for older patients, and manage common patient issues associated with vaccination.

Visit AdvancingIn 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.

Pri-Med Canada
Integrating Travel Health into Primary Care: The Role of Primary Care Physicians in Travel Medicine


This session, led by Dr. Vivien Brown, MDCM, CCFP, FCFP, NCMP, was live streamed from the 2018 Pri-Med Canada Pre-Conference.

Learning Objectives:

  • Counsel travellers on travel health topics to reduce their risk of illness, injury or disease.
  • Review recommendations on travellers’ diarrhea, typhoid fever, and hepatitis A & B vaccines.
  • Explore common immunization administration issues seen in primary care including issues of billing.
  • Determine when to refer to a travel-health professional.

This program was supported in part by an educational grant from Valneva.

Visit Pri-Med Canada to view webinar.

eCortex
by Ajit Johal, B.Sc. (Pharm), BCPP, CTH, CDE
Travel Health Services by Primary Care Pharmacists in Community Practice
Approved for 1 CEU (continuing education unit)


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe traveller cases that can be managed by primary care pharmacists.
  • Educate the traveller regarding anticipated health risks and methods for prevention, based on risk assessment.
  • Recommend the appropriate immunizations, and over‐the‐counter products for travelling patients who can be managed by primary care pharmacists.
  • Identify high‐risk patients or destinations that require a referral to a travel medicine specialist or travel clinic.

Visit eCortex.ca to register.

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Travel Medicine: Roadmap for Primary Care
This online 1-credit-per-hour Self-Learning program has been certifed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1 Mainpro+ Credit.


A traveller’s health and wellbeing while abroad will often rely on the practitioner’s level of competence in providing the pre-travel primary care consultation. Planning Committee includes:

  • Dominique Tessier, MD, CCFP, FCFP, FISTM.
  • Brian Aw, MD, CCFP, CTH®.
  • Darin Cherniwchan, MD.
  • Tim Kelton, BSc, MD CCFP (E.M.) FCFP CTropMed, CTH.

Learning Objectives:

  • Make pre-travel health recommendations based on travel itinerary, duration and style of travel
  • Implement prevention strategies to reduce the risks of travel-related diseases.
  • Identify clinical conditions requiring a referral to a travel medicine specialist or travel clinic.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

AdvancingIn: Online CME
Travel Medicine: Roadmap for Primary Care
This online 1-credit-per-hour Self-Learning program has been certifed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1 Mainpro+ Credit.


A traveller’s health and wellbeing while abroad will often rely on the practitioner’s level of competence in providing the pre-travel primary care consultation. Planning Committee includes:

  • Dominique Tessier, MD, CCFP, FCFP, FISTM.
  • Brian Aw, MD, CCFP, CTH®.
  • Darin Cherniwchan, MD.
  • Tim Kelton, BSc, MD CCFP (E.M.) FCFP CTropMed, CTH.

Learning Objectives:

  • Make pre-travel health recommendations based on travel itinerary, duration and style of travel
  • Implement prevention strategies to reduce the risks of travel-related diseases.
  • Identify clinical conditions requiring a referral to a travel medicine specialist or travel clinic.

Visit AdvancingIn to register.

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Varicella Zoster: protection at All Ages
Certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ Credit.


Designed for physicians and nurse practitioners, this program supports Canadian Healthcare practitioners in building their knowledge of the varicella zoster virus and the vaccines available to prevent varicella and herpes zoster.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

rxBriefCase: Online CME
Varicella Zoster: protection at All Ages
Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy accredited for 1 CEU.


Designed for pharmacists, this program will build knowledge of varicella ad herpes zoster vaccine, and counsel patients regarding when and for whom vaccination is indicated.

Visit rxBriefCase to register.

AdvancingIn: Online CME
Varicella Zoster: protection at All Ages
Certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.00 Mainpro+ Credit.


Designed for nurses and allied healthcare practitioners, this program supports Canadian healthcare practitioners in building their up-to-date knowledge of the varicella zoster virus (VZV) and the use of vaccines available to prevent varicella and herpes zoster infections.

Visit AdvancingIn to register.

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.

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.

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.