It’s vital for health professionals to have immunisation training skills. The immunisation training delivered in this general & occupational health course covers Hepatitis A, B, and C, TB and Tetanus, childhood and travel vaccinations. It includes the latest outbreak information for flu. The storage, administration and disposal of vaccines is also covered along with the legal and regulatory environment of immunisation.
Each participant learns through practice with stimulating practical sessions. The Immunisation Training: General & Occupational Health course runs in accordance with the Health Protection Agency’s National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training document (June 2005).
|Includes||All course materials and certificate of attendance|
|Accreditation||The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) 12 CPD points awarded on completion.|
Aims and Objectives
- An understanding of current information about diseases and vaccines
- An understanding of safe, effective and high standard of immunisation care
- The aims of immunisation training : national policy and schedules
- The immune system: how vaccines work
- Vaccine preventable diseases
- Occupational vaccination: risk assessments
- Influenza, Pneumococcal and Flu updates
- Hepatitis A, B,C, TB and Tetanus
- Types of vaccines and their composition
- Immunisation: issues and controversies
- Communication: patients and parents
- Immunisation: the legal aspects
- Storage and handling
- Correct administration
- Adverse events: anaphylaxis
- Record-keeping and reporting
- Strategies: improving immunisation rates
who should attend?
Occupational Health Staff, including Technicians and Nurses