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Influenza



Influenza (‘flu’) is an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract. There are 3 types of influenza virus: influenza A, B and C. The infection affects approximately 15% of the world’s population and results in half a million deaths annually. Around 12,000 people in the UK die each year from influenza.
  • CPD learning time: 1hr.

Learning outcomes

  • Describe what influenza is and how it is spread.
  • Understand the purpose of the respiratory system.
  • Describe the common signs and symptoms of influenza.
  • Be aware of the vaccine and non-vaccine measures that can be used to reduce the risk of influenza infection.



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On-site training available


We can deliver can deliver bespoke on-site training for nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, doctors and other healthcare professionals. Courses can be delivered at your place of work and the content tailored to your local requirements.

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