Infectious Disease

Best Practices in Immunizing Against IMD Serogroup B in Canada

Clinicians need to be an advocate for their patients by educating them about immunization against invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) and by administering appropriate vaccines. The goal of this 15-minute Expert Brief video is to help clinicians identify the need for immunization against IMD serogroup B and to discuss strategies to optimize catch-up immunizations. This Video […]

DURATION

15 min

PROFESSION

Physician

# OF CREDITS

0.25

ACCREDITATION

Mainpro+

EXPIRY DATE

2023-07-11

Clinicians need to be an advocate for their patients by educating them about immunization against invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) and by administering appropriate vaccines. The goal of this 15-minute Expert Brief video is to help clinicians identify the need for immunization against IMD serogroup B and to discuss strategies to optimize catch-up immunizations.


This Video Expert Brief has been supported by educational funding from GSK Grant.

Faculty

Dr. Marla Shapiro, C.M. CCFP, MHSc, FRCPC, FCFP, NCMP

Dr. Vivien Brown, MDCM, CCFP, FCFP, NCMP

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this expert brief, participants will be better able to:

  • Compare the vaccines available against IMD, including differences in age indications and protection against specific serogroups
  • Initiate a conversation about Men B vaccination in clinical practice
  • Implement effective strategies to help patients catch up on IMD vaccination

Accreditation

This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 0.25 Mainpro+ Credits.

This program is developed in collaboration with Partners in Progressive Medical Education (PPME).

Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0.25
Duration: 15 min

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