Hepatitis B vaccination coverage amongst healthcare workers in a tertiary academic hospital

Expiry Date
: 26/06/2029
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
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The study investigates HBV vaccination among healthcare workers (HCWs) at a Gauteng hospital. Results show 49% fully vaccinated, with nursing staff and experienced HCWs more likely to be vaccinated.

Keywords: hepatitis B virus infection; healthcare workers; vaccination coverage; pre-vaccination immunity screening; hepatitis B vaccination policy.

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:

This study aimed to investigate HBV vaccination amongst HCWs at a tertiary academic hospital in Gauteng province, South Africa.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Understanding HBV Vaccination Rates

  2. Identifying Risk and Protection Factors

  3. Policy and Practice Recommendations

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
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  • The pass grade is 70%;
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