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Meningitis

Approximate learning time

1 Hour

Course Overview

Meningitis is a life-threatening illness that results in inflammation of the meninges. It is typically caused by infection by microorganisms. Early identification and management are essential to reduce the risk of death or permanent disability from meningitis.

This short course is suitable for any healthcare professional who is responsible for providing vaccination against meningitis. It will be of particular interest to healthcare professionals working in primary care and travel health centres and to pharmacists.