HSE West Immunisation Programme Nov 2013

  1. Vaccine Preventable Diseases- Dr Angela Kearns, Area Medical Officer, Co. Mayo
  2. History and Aims of Immunisation - Dr. Brenda Corcoran, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, National Immunisations Office (NIO)
  3. Immunity and How Vaccines Work - Dr Regina Kiernan, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, HSE West
  4. Consent and Communications - Dr Mary Flannery, Principle Medical Office, HSE West
  5. Vaccine Administration - Sally Whelan, Practice Nurse
  6. Storage and Handling - Cliona Kiersey, Chief Pharmacist, NIO
  7. Databases and Forms - Edel Deane, Assistant Director PHN for Immunisations Mayo.
  8. Guidelines for Vaccinations in General Practice: Practical Application - Ann McGill, PDC for Practice Nurses Donegal & PDC Rep. on Guideline Working Group. 
  9. Global and National trends in vaccine preventable diseases - Dr. Brenda Corcoran, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, NIO
  10. Adverse events following Immunisation: Common and Uncommon - Dr. Kevin Connolly, Consultant Paediatrician & National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) member.
  11. Current National Immunisation schedule - Dr. Brenda Corcoran, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, NIO
  12. Deviations to schedule - Late Entrants etc. - Dr. Kevin Connolly, Consultant Paediatrician & National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) member.

    This page was updated on 08/05/2015