Effective cold chain management and vaccination techniques webinar
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Effective cold chain management and vaccination techniques
infant with mother and health professional
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A one-hour, 7-minute webinar hosted by Primary Health Tasmania about effective cold chain management and vaccination techniques.

This webinar seeks to inform practice nurses about the systems and procedures that are necessary to manage the vaccine cold chain. Practical tips are also be provided on how to position a baby or young child when delivering multiple vaccines. Additionally, the streamlined vaccine ordering system which aims to reduce vaccine wastage and leakage is discussed.

By participating in this event you will be able to:

  • describe current vaccine coverage rates in Tasmania
  • apply understanding of vaccine wastage and leakage when calculating vaccine orders
  • explain how to maintain vaccine potency through effective management of cold chain  
  • apply understanding of cold chain to manage a cold chain breach
  • describe Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration (SIRVA) and how to prevent it in the delivery of vaccines
  • identify ways to position a child for immunisation and what vaccine administration sites are available
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