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Meningitis



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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.
  • CPD learning time: 1hr.

Learning outcomes


  • Understand what meningitis is, what causes it and how the microorganisms that cause it are transmitted.
  • Describe the symptoms of meningitis.
  • Describe how meningitis is diagnosed.
  • Know the treatment of meningitis and vaccines that are available to prevent infections that cause meningitis.



To purchase this course


This course costs £20. Click on Add to basket to purchase.



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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