Pertussis/Whooping Cough - Live Webinar

  • 17 May 2018
  • 08:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Live Webinar,
  • $34.50 incl. GST for members
  • $92.00 incl. GST for non-members
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About the event

This course is provided by College Education and Training, a business unit of Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Inc.

Presented by: Dr Thorsten Stanley

Dr Stanley was educated in England and qualified at the University of Edinburgh; he completed his paediatric specialty training in Glasgow before moving to Wellington in 1980.

He has been employed since that time as a Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics at the University of Otago Wellington and as a consultant Paediatrician at Wellington Children’s Hospital. He has been a member of the NZ Paediatric Society Infectious Diseases subcommittee since 1980 and has specialty interest and continuing research projects in immunology and allergy as well as diseases of the newborn.

Course Information:

On completion of this course, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Describe the clinical features of pertussis including the different presentations in the newborn, during childhood and in the adult
  • Describe the complications of pertussis infection including mortality rates
  • Explain the treatment options available for managing patients with pertussis
  • Describe the preventative measures available, their effectiveness and possible complications of their use
  • Identify examples of mis-information provided by anti-immunisation groups and how as a pharmacist you may be able to assist other health professionals in counteracting these.


Pharmacists must achieve an 80% pass mark in order to complete the course.

One learning package must be purchased for each individual to complete the course.

Group 2 points will be available. Exact amount to be confirmed.

Pre reading is not assessed. Allocate Group 1 points based on one point per hour.

Non Member Registration

Non PSNZ members can register for this event. Please note you will need to register as a user on the PSNZ website before you can register to attend the event. Look for the "New user? Register now" option at the bottom of the Login screen.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Payment must be received before your course materials will be made available to you. Confirmation and how to access the course materials will be forwarded to your preferred email address once your registration has been processed.

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Cancellation more than seven days before the webinar:

A full refund is available. This amount may be refunded, or transferred to another course or another person.

Cancellation between two and seven days before the webinar:

A 50% refund is available. This amount may be refunded, or transferred to another course or another person.

Cancellation the day before, the day of, or after the webinar:

No refund available.

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By enrolling in this training, you are confirming that all work undertaken within this training programme and assessment answers are your own. If there are grounds to believe that cheating or plagiarism has occurred, we will investigate and your work may be disallowed and you will be unable to complete the training.