This learning programme has been designed to raise the awareness of shingles with healthcare professionals involved in advising the public.
The aim is to provide a brief update on the prevention, management and appropriate advice to minimise the further spread of shingles.
By the end of this module, participants should be able to:
- Describe the symptoms, complications and management of shingles
- Identify the routes of transmission for shingles
- Understand the shingles vaccination programme
- Understand the role of all healthcare professionals in detecting and supporting patients with shingles