Aim This assessment assists you in the understanding of clinical in fectious diseases by demonstrating critical analysis of the literature to provide an informed opinion.
This assignment addresses the following course learning outcome/s:
1. Critique contemporary communicable diseasesand related healthcareassociated infections at a global, regional, national and local level;
2. Explore the association between science of infection and infectiousdiseases inthe clinical context;
3. Develop and implement your knowledge of the aetiology, natural history, epidemiology, diagnosis, transmission, monitoring, and treatment of classic and contemporary infectious diseases across the lifespan;
For this task you are required to: Choose one of the fol lowing vignettes relati ng to a contemporaryor classic infectious disease which you are to provide a critical analysis of the literature onto provide an opinion:
• You are the new Infection Prevention and Control Professional at a regional health district. The executive is considering introducing mandatory seasonal influenza vaccinations for healthcare workers butisunsureoftheissuessurroundingit.Youareaskedto lookintoit.