Bid to boost pharmacy flu vax

The Pharmacy Guild has launched a course to encourage the uptake of flu vaccination in pharmacies.

The online course covers:

  • Pathophysiology and incidence and associated morbidity and mortality rates.
  • Public health benefits of vaccination and the role of herd immunity.
  • At risk patients and those eligible to receive the vaccine under the National Immunisation Program.
  • Myths and arguments against vaccination and how pharmacists can overcome these barriers.

The course attracts CPD points: one group 1 credit or two group 2 credits.