Is the Flu Shot Effective In Preventing the H3N2 (Influenza A) in CA Between 2016 - 2017? BACKGROUND METHODS Influenza also known as flu is a type of infectious disease that is caused by an influenza virus. Its symptoms range from mild to severe. Influenza flu has wreaked havoc on many families in Canada prompting the need for intervention. Vaccine is effective for vaccine is effective for H3N2 (Influenza A). There is need to create awareness and educate students on seasonal influenza vaccination. This can be facilitated by public health interventions and education. Influenza vaccine is effective mostly for people who had no prior history of influenza vaccination. Future studies should focus on the impact of repeated seasonal vaccination to help guide policy recommendations for vaccine. [...]
This week, you will submit a poster presentation of your theoretical research study. This project is the culmination of your research question, your literature reviews, your sampling methods and study design, as well as your questions from your questionnaire. Each weekly assignment adds to your final project. All of that information should be included on the poster. 1. Restate your research question. Was the flu shot effective in preventing the H3N2 (Influenza A) in California between 2016-2017? 2. List and include your sampling/methods, questionnaire and other relevant elements from previous weeks' assignments. 3. Choose a professional association with an upcoming conference and determine the requirements for a poster presentation. Here are some examples of associations for which you can review their conference poster presentation requirements: APIC www.apic.org IDSA www.idsociety.org SHEA www.shea-online.org ID Week www.idweek.org APHA www.apha.org AACN www.aacn.org AORN www.aorn.org If you have other healthcare associations that you prefer to use, that is fine, too.