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Immunisation Courses

Courses Available

Introductory and update courses are based on the National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training (HPA, 2005).

On completion of the course, delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

Quotes for in house course provision given on application.

childhood immunisation UK
Introduction to Childhood Immunisation ( 2 days)
Update on Immunisation (1 day)

Course content:

History of vaccination
Immunisation Schedule
Immunology
Vaccine preventable diseases
Types of vaccines used
Contraindications and side effects
Effective communication with parents
Legal aspects
Vaccine storage
Correct administration
Anaphylaxis
Documentation and record keeping
Improving uptake
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Course content:

Current issues in vaccination
Recent epidemiology
Changes to the National schedule
Changes in legislation
Anaphylaxis
Review of current practice
Communicating risk
Q&A session

   
Flu and adult vaccines (1/2 day)
Flu and pneumococcal update (2  hours)
Course content
Flu vaccine
Pneumococcal vaccine
Zoster vaccine
Hep B Vaccine
The flu virus
Transmission
Immunology
Epidemiology
Risk groups
Vaccines available
Contraindications and allergies
Uptake Targets
Strategies to improve uptake
The flu virus
Transmission
Immunology
Epidemiology
Risk groups
Vaccines available
Contraindications and allergies
Uptake Targets
Strategies to improve uptake
Pneumococcal vaccine
   
School Health update (1/2 day)
Immunisation for Midwives (1/2 day)
School leaver booster vaccine (Td/IPV)
MMR vaccine
Meningitis C vaccine
HPV vaccine
Current issues in vaccination
Recent epidemiology
Current and changes to the National schedule
Changes in legislation
Anaphylaxis
Review of current practice
Communicating risk
Q&A session
Flu vaccine
Whooping Cough vaccine
Hep B vaccine
Neonatal BCG
Varicella contact
Immunology
Correct administration
Epidemiology
National schedule
Travel vaccines in pregnancy
Vaccines given in pregnancy surveillance
   
Health Care Assistants Introduction to flu and Pneumococcal (1 day) Healthcare assistants undertaking this course should hold an NVQ level 3 qualification or equivalent, and have two years experience as a healthcare support worker.
Flu and Pneumococcal vaccine policy
The diseases
Types of vaccines
Vaccine storage
Administration
Contraindications and allergies
Risk groups
Legal issues
Documentation and record keeping
Supporting vaccination sessions
Role of the HCSW
Using practical competencies
 

Immunisation training for Health Visitors

(1 or ½ day dependent on role)

Occupational Health vaccines (1/2 day)
Course content
Current issues in vaccination
Recent epidemiology
Current and changes to the National schedule
Changes in legislation
Anaphylaxis
Review of current practice
Communicating risk
Q&A session
Course content
MMR vaccine
Flu vaccine
Hep B vaccine
Varicella vaccine
The vaccine preventable diseases
Types of vaccines
Vaccine storage
Administration
Contraindications and allergies
Risk groups
Legal issues
Documentation and record keeping
   
Pharmacists flu training (negotiable dependent on experience)
Awareness sessions for non clinical staff, practice managers, reception staff (1/2 day)
Course content:
The flu virus
Transmission
Immunology
Epidemiology
Correct administration
Risk groups
Vaccines available
Contraindications and allergies
Uptake Targets
Record keeping
Course content:
Immunisation Schedule
Vaccine preventable diseases
Effective communication with parents
CHIS systems
Vaccine payments
Legal aspects
Vaccine storage
Documentation and record keeping
Strategies for Improving uptake
   

This list is not exhaustive. Training sessions can be tailor made on request.

Tel: 07957 083 859 :: Email : julie@immandvacc.co.uk

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