Educational activities funded in 2018

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Details of the independent medical education initiatives we fund in Australia are posted on this page at the end of each year.

Maternal Immunisation

Maternal Immunisation

Development of a comprehensive, online educational module to provide healthcare professionals (general physicians and obstetricians) with the required knowledge to confidently discuss maternal vaccinations with pregnant patients, including the rationale for maternal influenza and pertussis vaccination, the efficacy and safety data, the official recommendations and the timing of administration of these vaccines.  The program will be conducted in two phases: an online CPD-accredited video involving interviews and presentations from medical experts; and an online Category 1 (RACGP) learning module which allows for measurable outcomes and changes in clinical behaviour.

Funding provided to: Praxhub

Funding amount: $60,000

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Vaccinating for healthy ageing in adults ≥65 years

Vaccinating for healthy ageing in adults ≥65 years

An independent educational program delivered through print articles, online CPD modules and videos, with the aim of educating general practitioners and their practice nurses about the vaccination needs of older patients.

Each online CPD module was accredited by the RACGP QI&CPD program for 3 points (Category 2) and the ACRRM.

Funding provided to: Medicine Today

Funding amount: $75,000

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