Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) 2022 - recordings now available

Recordings of the sessions from our recent Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) are now available to access via our MVEC Education Portal Homepage.

To access the recordings, attendees can sign in to our Education Portal using their existing account details or simply create an account if are a new user.

If you did not attend the event but would like to access the recordings, you can purchase access via our Educational Portal.

If you have any questions about our CVU event please contact info.mvec@mcri.edu.au.


Register now for CVU 2022!

Don’t forget to register for our annual Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) taking place on Friday 28th October! 

Our face-to-face event will provide professional development delivered via keynote sessions and interactive breakouts, as well as the opportunity to connect and network with peers.  

Register now and don’t miss this opportunity to hear from leading experts on the latest developments and trends in immunisation! 

To view the program and to register, please click on the link below to our Events page:
MVEC: Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) 2022 


CVU October early bird registrations closing soon!

Early bird registrations for our annual Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) on Friday 28th October are closing soon!  

Our face-to-face event will provide professional development delivered via keynote sessions and interactive breakouts, as well as the opportunity to connect and network with peers.   

Register now and don’t miss this opportunity to hear from leading experts on the latest developments and trends in immunisation.

To see the program and to register, please click on the link below to our Events page. 

MVEC: Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) 2022


Join the waitlist for MVEC’s Immunisation Skills Workshop – Friday 25 November 2022

Registrations for MVEC’s Immunisation Skills Workshop taking place on Friday 25th November are now at capacity! If you missed out on registering for the session, we invite you to join our waitlist by emailing info.mvec@mcri.edu.au, and should a spot become available we will contact you to register.  

The full-day interactive, face-to-face workshop is MVEC’s newest education opportunity designed to provide education and upskilling in the principles and processes of managing:  

  • effective vaccine communication  
  • error prevention and management  
  • anaphylaxis and acute stress responses.  

Participants will hear from immunisation experts and have the opportunity to engage in simulated scenarios.  

For more information, please click on the link below to our events page.  

MVEC: Immunisation Skills Workshop 


A recording of the 30th August CVU mini is now available

Thank you to all who attended our recent CVU miniseries event COVID-19: infection and vaccines in children aged 6 months and over on Tuesday 30th August 2022. 

This interactive webinar provided an update on: 

  • COVID-19 infection in children over 6 months: The Melbourne experience 
  • COVID-19 vaccine recommendations for Australian children over 6 months 
  • The safety profile of COVID-19 vaccines in children 

A recording of this event is now available via our education portal.

To access this recording please follow the link below: 

CVU mini – 30th August 2022 


Registrations now open for the Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) 2022!

Registrations are now open for the annual Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU), taking place in person on Friday 28th October. 

Our face-to-face event will provide professional development delivered via keynote sessions and interactive breakouts, as well as the opportunity to connect and network with peers.  

Register now and don’t miss this opportunity to hear from leading experts on the latest developments and trends in immunisation.

To find out more about the program and to register, please click on the link below to our Events page.
MVEC: Clinical Vaccinology Update (CVU) 2022 


Registrations now open for MVEC’s Immunisation Skills Workshop – Friday 25 November 2022

MVEC are pleased to announce that registrations for our Immunisation Skills Workshop taking place on Friday 25th November are now open.  

The full day interactive, face to face workshop is MVEC’s newest education opportunity designed to provide education and upskilling in the principles and processes of managing: 

  • effective vaccine communication 
  • error prevention and management 
  • anaphylaxis and acute stress responses. 

Participants will hear from immunisation experts and have the opportunity to engage in simulated scenarios. 

The workshop will account for 12 nursing CPD hours and up to 24 points of CPD for pharmacist immunisers (including preparation and reading time). 

Venue: The HELP Precinct, The Royal Children’s Hospital, 50 Flemington Road, Parkville
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: $290.00 (including catering) 

Register for the Immunisation Skills Workshop now via the link below!
MVEC Immunisation Skills Workshop 


New immunisation reference page – Monkeypox

Monkeypox is a viral zoonosis (an infection spread from animals to humans). It is caused by a virus that belongs to the Orthopoxvirus genus (which also causes the variola virus responsible for smallpox disease and the vaccinia virus, which is used in smallpox vaccines). Since the eradication of smallpox in 1980, monkeypox has become the most important orthopoxvirus affecting humans, however, causes less severe disease than smallpox.  

The incubation period of monkeypox is usually 7-14 days, with initial symptoms of monkeypox including fever, headache, backache and muscle aches, fatigue and lymphadenopathy. Historically, smallpox vaccines have been used in the prevention of smallpox infection, however, they are also likely to be effective against monkeypox.  

There are two types of smallpox vaccines registered for use in Australia for the prevention of monkeypox, ACAM2000™ and JYNNEOS®.  

Our new reference page outlines symptoms, transmission routes, epidemiology, current vaccine recommendations and links to the latest resources. 

For further information, click on the link below:
MVEC: Monkeypox


MVEC's Immunisation skills workshop - New date announced

Due to increasing COVID-19 case numbers in Victoria and the implementation of visitor restrictions at the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), our Immunisation Skills Workshop due to be held at RCH on September 2, has been rescheduled for Friday 25th November. We look forward to announcing the program details and opening the registration for this event in the coming weeks.


Save the date for MVEC’s Immunisation Skills Workshop – Friday 2 September 2022

MVEC are pleased to invite you to save the date for our Immunisation Skills Workshop taking place on Friday 2nd September. 

The full day interactive, face-to-face workshop is MVEC’s newest learning opportunity designed to provide education and upskilling in the principles and processes of managing: 

  • effective vaccine communication 
  • error prevention and management 
  • anaphylaxis and acute stress responses 

Participants will hear from immunisation experts and have the opportunity to engage in simulated scenarios. 

The workshop will account for 12 nursing CPD hours and up to 24 points of CPD for pharmacist immunisers (including preparation and reading time). 

Further program details and a link to register will be available via our events page soon.