Information about immunisation in Australia and where to go to become a nurse immuniser
This course is based on the clinical recommendations and information contained within the Australian Immunisation Handbook 10th Edition. It does not enable a primary health care nurse to become an accredited immuniser.
WA Govt Public Health Page
An online survey of General Practice Nurses was conducted to ascertain the knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding influenza and influenza vaccination.
April 2018. With the flu season upon us, now comes a timely reminder to general practitioners in your practice about the importance of adult vaccination against shingles. Health professional-only information.
WA Nurse Immuniser Information
Two new immunisation resources are now available to help parents better understand immunisation and to answer key questions about vaccination.
Department of health webpage for information on the national Immunise Australia program
May 2018. One of the most common questions APNA’s nurse support line has been answering over the past week has been: How do we reduce anxiety in our at risk groups (especially the over 65s) when there’s an influenza (flu) vaccine shortage?