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SKAI – Sharing Knowledge About Immunisation is designed to give you confidence that the parents you see have access to credible information about vaccination that supports your recommendations for their children. The SKAI website for parents contains information and videos for parents.
The SKAI eLearning module for healthcare workers is designed to help you adapt your clinical communication skills to meet the needs of all parents, whether they are ready to vaccinate, have questions or intend to decline vaccination altogether.
The SKAI website for healthcare professionals can be accessed via the SKAI eLearning module. It contains:
We have translated information about the vaccinations recommended at each milestone into Arabic and simplified Chinese (Vietnamese coming soon). The website also contains information about vaccination for special risk groups and information about referral pathways available in your state or territory. Also refer to Specialist immunisation services.
SKAI is designed to help you continue to improve the quality and safety of the care you provide to your community.
Also refer to Patient communication resources.
The SKAI eLearning module is a CPD accredited activity with the following professional bodies:
This activity has been approved for 3 points (CPD Activity) under the RACGP CPD Program for the 2020-2022 triennium (activity number: 199701).
This activity is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard.
Accreditation number: N190805AA.
This activity has been accredited for 1.5 hours of Group 1 CPD (or 1.5 CPD Credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD Plan, which can be converted to 1.5 hours of Group 2 (or 3 CPD Credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.
Australian College of Midwives CPD Recognised Activity
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