Occupational Health Immunisations Update

Course Information

course introduction

This one-day immunisation update is aimed at health professionals working in an Occupational Health capacity.

 

Aims and Objectives

  • To understand the role and importance of Immunisation and vaccination
  • To be able to explain the aims of immunisation, describe national policy and schedules and deal with variations to the schedule
  • To understand the legal framework of Immunisation
  • To understand the legal aspects of supply and administration of vaccines

 

Course Contents

  • This course provides a comprehensive update in the following immunisations/vaccinations.
  • Dip/Tet/Pertusis/Polio
  • MMR
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • TB
  • BCG (screening and testing) Mantoux
  • Influenza update
  • Anaphylaxis
  • The legal frameworks of immunisation update and vaccinations
  • PGD’s and PSD’s
  • Technique/practical if needed
  • Administration
  • Capacity and Consent
  • Record-keeping and reporting
  • Strategies: improving immunisation rates
  • Cold chain
  • Documentation
  • Contraindications
  • Current Issues in Immunisation

 

who should attend?

  • Occupational Health Staff, including Technicians and Nurses

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