National Immunisation Study Day, September 2017

On Monday 18th September 2017 a National Immunisation Study Day was held in CNME, Portiuncula University Hospital with video links to CNMEs in Galway, Castlebar and Letterkenny. 

The following presentations were delivered on the day

  1. History and Aims of Immunisation. Dr Douglas Hamilton, Specialist Registrar, National Immunisation Office (4.4MB)
  2. Immunity and How Vaccines Work. Dr Fiona McGuire, SMO, Tullamore, Co Offaly (2.9MB)
  3. Vaccine Preventable Diseases - Global and National Trends. Dr Anna Clarke, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, National Immunisation Office (3.5MB)
  4. Storage and Handling. Dr Brenda Corcoran, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, National Immunisation Office (4.7MB)
  5. Vaccine Administration. Bridie Lynch, Practice Nurse, Carraroe, Co Galway (1.3MB)
  6. Update on Current National Immunisation Schedule. Dr Anna Clarke, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, National Immunisation Office (540KB)
  7. Deviations to Schedule. Dr Kevin Connolly, member and former chair of the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (532KB)
  8. Adverse Events. Dr Kevin Connolly, member and former chair of the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (269KB)
  9. Vaccine Hesitancy - Current Issues and Controversies including HPV vaccine. Dr Brenda Corcoran, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, National Immunisation Office 
  10. Influenza Vaccine and Healthcare Workers. Dr Aine McNamara, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Department of Public Health, HSE West (5.7MB)

This page was added on 20 September 2017