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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:

Influenza

iMD
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.

The iMD Patient Engagement Platform is a web-based patient education platform that is available on any device with internet. iMD Health enables healthcare providers to bring their patient sessions to life through the seamless integration of professionally-vetted diagrams, educational resources, brochures and videos covering over 1,800 medical conditions, procedures and treatment options.

To get your account, visit app.imdhealth.com/signup.

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Which flu shot do I give
This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ Credit.​


Influenza ranks among the top 10 leading causes of death in Canada. Protecting all Canadians over the age of 6 months is recommended by the National Advisory Committee on immunization (NACI) statement on seasonal influenza vaccine. This influenza program will discuss the importance of protecting every member of a young family against influenza with an influenza vaccine, and strategies to increase vaccine uptake.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

mdBriefCase: Online CME
Protecting the family
This continuing education lesson is designed primarily for pharmacists and has been accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) for 1 CEU.


Older adults (≥ 65 years) are at a high risk of significant morbidity or mortality if infected with influenza. This continuing education program is designed to provide pharmacists with the practical tools and knowledge to address common influenza immunization scenarios in older adults.

Visit mdBriefCase to register.

Travel Health

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.

General

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.

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.