National Immunisation Education Programme Kerry October 2016

A study day was held in the Kerry Centre for Nurse and Midwifery Education on 12th October 2016

The following presentations are available from the day

1. History and Aims of Immunisation. Dr Fiona Ryan, Specialist in Public Health Medicine,Cork

2. Vaccine Preventable Diseases - Global and National Trends. Dr Fiona Ryan, Specialist in Public Health Medicine, Cork

3. Immunity and How it Works. Dr Kevin Connolly, National Immunisation Advisory Committee

4. Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme. Ms Mary Thompson, Occupational Health Nurse Manager, UHK

5. Vaccine Administration. Ms Marie Courtney, Professional Development Co-ordinator for Practice Nurses

6. Storage and Handling. Ms Cliona Kiersey, Chief Pharmacist, National Immunisation Office

7. Childhood Immunisation Professional Issues for Nurses. Ms Marie Courtney, Professional Development Co-ordinator for Practice Nurses

8. Current Immunisation Schedule Update and Pneumococcal Vaccination. Dr Brenda Corcoran, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, National Immunisation Office

9. Deviations to Schedule - Late Entrants, etc. Dr Kevin Connolly, National Immunisation Advisory Committee. (not available)

10. Vaccine Hesitancy. Dr Brenda Corcoran, National Immunisation Office

11. Adverse Events following Immunisation. Common and Uncommon. Dr Kevin Connolly, National Immunisation Advisory Committee. (not available)

12. Planned Changes to the Primary Childhood Immunisation Schedule: Implications for nursing and medical practices. Dr Brenda Corcoran, National Immunisation Office. 

This page was added on 15 November 2016