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Infectious Disease

Talking vaccination: help protect your patients from Meningococcal B disease – ACRRM

This continuing education program is designed to provide primary health care practitioners with the skills to maximise appropriate uptake of Meningococcal B vaccination in relevant patients. This video-based program has a key focus on building skills with regard to patient counselling and objection handling. This educational activity was developed by MDBriefCase at the request, and […]

DURATION

4 hrs

PROFESSION

Physician

# OF CREDITS

3

ACCREDITATION

ACRRM

EXPIRY DATE

2022-12-31

This continuing education program is designed to provide primary health care practitioners with the skills to maximise appropriate uptake of Meningococcal B vaccination in relevant patients. This video-based program has a key focus on building skills with regard to patient counselling and objection handling.


This educational activity was developed by MDBriefCase at the request, and with funding from GSK.

Faculty

Professor Paul Van Buynder,
MB BS MPH FAFPHM

Dr Lisa Beecham,
General Practitioner, Robina Town Medical Centre, QLD

Brooke Lambert,
Practice Nurse

Dr Nina Berry,
Behavioural Scientist (Vaccination communication)

Learning objectives

After successfully completing this eTutor program GPs will be able to:

  • Identify patients who would benefit from meningococcal B (MenB) vaccination, using opportunistic screening.
  • Establish, build, and maintain therapeutic trust with parents of young children and adolescent patients using therapeutic empathy.
  • Elicit questions and concerns to saturation to identify primary barriers to, and important drivers of, MenB vaccination.
  • Address patients’ primary barriers to, and harness/amplify/discuss drivers of, MenB vaccination identified during consultations using accessible language to describe the benefit exchange.
  • Recommend MenB vaccination with confidence using accessible language to describe MenB disease and epidemiology in Australia.

Accreditation

This PDP Activity is accredited by The Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine for 2 hours of Educational Activity and 1 hour of Performance Review.

ACRRM Activity ID: 24946

Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 3
Duration: 4 hrs

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