Immunisation "Catch up" Schedules for Over 10's and up to 20 years
Facilitator Sandi Grant Public Health Nurse, Sunshine Coast Public Health Unit
This workshop is open to practice nurses only, who are currently working in general practice and who have a strong working knowledge of the NIP vaccination schedule for QLD and the antigens contained in each vaccine.
This workshop is not intended for nurses wanting to upskill to get work or who are not currently working in general practice.
Participants need to bring a copy of the Australian Immunisation Handbook 10th ed (this can be ordered from Immunise Australia website http://www.immunise.health.gov.au/
When & Where
Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN
Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN is a not for profit organisation which coordinates primary and preventive health care for a region of 161,000km², with a population of 823,985 people, stretching from Glasshouse to north of Yeppoon and west of Emerald. It is one of 31 Commonwealth-funded PHNs nationwide.
What we do:
- Coordinate primary health services to meet the needs of our communities, particularly those with high health needs
- Improve the patient journey between primary and acute care
- Support general practice
- Improve access to health services, especially for people in remote areas
- Ease pressure on hospitals.