MF59®-adjuvanted Inactivated Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine (Fluad® Quad) for Older Adults

Research Review CPD-Accredited E-Learning Module

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MF59®-adjuvanted Inactivated Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine (Fluad® Quad) for Older Adults

This Research Review E-Learning Module is intended for New Zealand GPs and covers data relevant to the use of Fluad® Quad for the prevention of seasonal influenza in adults aged 65 or older.  It is based on the Research Review Product Review of the same title.


Before starting the module please read the Research Review Product Review, accessed through the link below:

MF59®-adjuvanted Inactivated Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine (Fluad® Quad) for Older Adults

The PDF can be viewed on screen, saved and printed through the link above. 

This E-Learning Module covers:

  • Epidemiology of seasonal influenza in the elderly
  • Risk factors for influenza-associated morbidity and mortality
  • Factors affecting the efficacy of influenza vaccination in the elderly
  • MF59-adjuvanted influenza vaccines and immunogenicity
  • Quadrivalent influenza vaccines
  • Key clinical trial data for Fluad® Quad
  • Covid-19 and influenza vaccination

Learning outcomes

After completing this module you should have an improved understanding of:

  • Epidemiology of seasonal influenza in the elderly
  • Risk factors for influenza-associated morbidity and mortality
  • Factors affecting the efficacy of influenza vaccination in the elderly
  • MF59-adjuvanted influenza vaccines and immunogenicity
  • Quadrivalent influenza vaccines
  • Key clinical trial data for Fluad® Quad
  • Covid-19 and influenza vaccination

Contributing experts

Expert commentary is provided by Wellington-based microbiologist and infectious diseases physician, Professor Tim Blackmore

Module questions have been developed by Dr Chris Tofield who works part time in General Practice in Tauranga, New Zealand, is involved in clinical research and is a clinical advisor to the Bay of Plenty District Health Board.

Accreditation

"MF59®-adjuvanted Inactivated Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine (Fluad® Quad) for Older Adults" E-Learning Module has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 1 CME credit for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.
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