National Immunisation Programme, Mayo, 2nd October 2015

A conference was held on 2nd October 2015 in The Centre of Nurse and Midwifery Edication (CNME) in Castlebar, Co Mayo with video links to Galway and Letterkenny.

The following presentations were given on the day

  1. History and Aims of Immunisation - Dr Brenda Corcoran, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, National Immunisation Office
  2. Vaccine Preventable Diseases - Dr Niamh O Callaghan, Specalist Registrar in Public Health Medicine and Dr Regina Kiernan, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, HSE West (not available)
  3. Immunity and How Vaccines Work - Dr Gillian Chambers, Senior Area Medical Officer, Mayo
  4. Consent and Communications - Dr Mary Flannery, Principal Medical Officer, HSE West
  5. Vaccine Administration - Mairead Murphy, Clinical Nurse Specialist (General Practice), Co Mayo (not available)
  6. Storage and Handling - Cliona Kiersey, Chief Pharmacist, National Immunisation Office
  7. Databases and Forms - Fiona Quinn, Assistant Director of Public Health Nursing for Immunisation, Roscommon
  8. Current National Immunisation Schedule - Dr Brenda Corcoran, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, National Immunisation Office
  9. Deviations to Schedule, Catch up - Dr Kevin Connolly, National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) Chairperson
  10. Guidelines: Professional Practice Considerations - Kathy McSharry, Professional Development Coordinator for Practice Nurses
  11. Recent Changes to "Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland" RCPI - Dr Kevin Connolly, National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) Chairperson
  12. Global and National Trends in Vaccine Preventable Diseases - Dr Brenda Corcoran, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, National Immunisation Office

 

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