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Immunisation Update

Event Details

Date:

1 November 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Region:

Hawkesbury

Audience:

General Practice

CPD Allocation:

4 Category 2 RACGP points

Venue:

University of Notre Dame Lecture Theatre

Address:

Hawkesbury Clinical School, 2 Day Street, Windsor NSW

Key Presenter/s:

Professor Robert Booy MBBS (Hons), MD, FRACP, FRCPCH
Robert Booy is the Head of Clinical Research at NCIRS since 2005. He is a medical graduate of the University of Queensland (1984), trained in paediatrics at the Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, and has held a range of positions in the UK.

Helen Quinn BSc (Hons), PhD, MAppEpid
Helen Quinn is a Senior Research Fellow at NCIRS and has a conjoint academic appointment as Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Sydney.

Associate Professor Nicholas Wood MBBS, DCH, FRACP
Nicholas Wood is a staff specialist general paediatrician and Associate Professor and Sub-Dean (Postgraduate Research) in the Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health at the University of Sydney.

He holds an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship. He leads the NSW Immunisation Specialist Service and coordinates the Immunisation Adverse Events Clinic at the Children's Hospital at Westmead. He is interested in maternal and neonatal immunisation, as well as research into vaccine safety and the genetics of adverse events.

Dr Jane Frawley, NHMRC Research Fellow

Public Health Unit (NBMLHD)

Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network

*Speakers will vary for each session

Overview

GPs and nurses are encouraged to attend this highly-regarded annual series for the latest knowledge in Immunisation and Infectious Diseases.

By attending this event, you will be able to:

  • Describe the signs and symptoms of menigococcal disease
  • Discuss different meningococcal vaccines
  • Explain what's new in local infectious diseases outbreaks, immunisation rates and regional priorities
  • Review the latest research into vaccine hesitancy

Program

6:45pm l Register and light dinner

7:00pm - 9:00pm l Presentation

RSVP date:

27 October 2017

RACGP activity number:

110338

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