Invasive Meningococcal Vaccination for Canadian Children and Youth - CPS Practice Point Podcast

Invasive Meningococcal Vaccination for Canadian Children and Youth - CPS Practice Point Podcast

This podcast was produced by PedsCases and the Canadian Pediatric Society, and aims to summarize the upcoming 2017 CPS Position Statement: Update on invasive meningococcal vaccination for Canadian children and youth. In this episode, listeners will learn about the clinical presentation and epidemiology of Neisseria meningitidis in Canada, the current vaccination schedule and guidelines for vaccination, as well as how to identify children and adolescents who may need extra vaccinations. This podcast was developed by Dr. Sarah Johnson, a paediatric resident at the Stollery Children’s Hospital at the University of Alberta, in collaboration with Dr. Joan Robinson paediatric infectious diseases specialist and associate professor at the University of Alberta.

 

 

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