Vaccine Preventable Disease and Vaccines Update - Live Webinar

  • 24 Sep 2019
  • 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm
  • Live Webinar,
  • $69.00 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:

Bernadette Heaphy

Bernadette has worked in the immunisation field for 20 or so years, first as an RN working in General Practice, then as an CCA assessor, an immunisation coordinator and then over the last 8 years with the Immunisation Advisory Centre as an educator/0800 advisor and currently as the regional advisor for the central region. She has under taken post graduate study in public health, vaccinology and management but still enjoys the opportunity to sit down one to one to do the pointy end of the work.

Course Information:

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

  • Describe the current measles, meningococcal and influenza situation in New Zealand
  • Describe the vaccines available in New Zealand, related to measles and meningococcal disease.
  • Explain the timing and importance of pregnancy vaccination.
  • Describe the role of vaccination in relation to family members/close contacts of new-borns.
  • Describe the proposed National Immunisation Schedule changes for 2020.


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 1 and 2 points are measured in "points per hour of learning" and will be confirmed by ENHANCE after the event.

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.