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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 2 Aug 2022

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Email: Samantha Milat
Call: 02 9886 4707

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RACGP Members: Free
Non-Members: Free

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Immunisation Program Update

On-demand recorded 2 Aug 2022

During this webinar, participants will receive a comprehensive update on all the NSW immunisation programs. General practitioners will also be provided with the links to the resources available to support their immunisation programs.

Learning outcomes

  1. Discuss NSW Health immunisation programs and how COVID-19 vaccination has been incorporated
  2. Be aware of the expansion of the pharmacist vaccination program
  3. Be aware of updates to childhood and adolescent vaccination programs
  4. Discuss the latest Aboriginal immunisation data
  5. Describe the process of adverse event monitoring and how to report vaccine administration errors.
This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points

Facilitator

Dr Tim Senior
MBBS, FRACGP

Dr Tim Senior is a GP at the Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation in South West Sydney. He is Medical Advisor to the RACGP in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and is a clinical senior lecturer in general practice and Indigenous Health at the University of Western Sydney.

Presenter

Professor David Durrheim
AM, DrPH, MPH&TM, MBChB, FACTM, FAFPHM, FAAHMS, is Director of Health Protection, Hunter New England Health, New South Wales, Australia and Professor of Public Health Medicine at the University of Newcastle, Australia.

David Durrheim currently chairs the Western Pacific Regional Measles Rubella Verification Commission and is a member of the World Health Organization’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) working groups on COVID-19 and Ebola vaccines. His public health research is operational in focus and translational in nature and has assisted public health programs to improve their surveillance and service delivery. He has been instrumental in developing novel surveillance systems to detect and facilitate responses to emerging infectious disease risks. Professor Durrheim is an outspoken advocate for equitable global access to effective public health measures, particularly immunisation. Professor Durrheim’s research interests include vaccinology, novel infectious disease surveillance methods, control of zoonotic diseases, and strategies for reducing inequity in public health service delivery. He has over 350 peer-reviewed publications, and has published several scientific monographs and chapters in leading public health texts.

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