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Q fever overview and common issues faced by medical practitioners (Dubbo)

Date: 22-02-2018 18:00:00 to 20:30


22 February 2018


6.00pm to 8.30pm


Western NSW PHN Office (Board Room), First Floor, 187 Brisbane Street, Dubbo

Target Audience:

GPs, Registrars, Nurses, Pharmacists and Medical Students

Further information: 

Erica Gilbert t 6813 0916 e


  • 6.00pm - Registration/Light Refreshments (provided)
  • 6.25pm - Welcome
  • 6.30pm - Education Presentation 
  • 8.00pm - Interactive Discussion/Q&A 
  • 8.30pm - Evaluation and Close

Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop an understanding of pre-vaccination screening tests required before administering Q fever vaccine
  • Perform a Q fever skin test 
  • Interpret blood and skin test results and know when it is appropriate to administer Q fever vaccine
  • Acquire brief knowledge of Q fever including prevalence and chronicity, the importance of prevention and who is at risk (beyond abattoir workers)
  • Recognise the need to perform a pre-vaccination skin and serology screening test to minimise adverse vaccination outcomes.

RSVP Date: 5 February 2018

For full information, please download the event flyer.

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