TB, Mantoux & BCG Immunisations

Course Information

This course covers the vaccine-preventable disease of Tuberculosis, from screening and testing to the symptoms and treatment; within the current regulatory and legal framework. The course is hands-on and practical and each participant receives a certificate after successfully completing the course.

Aims & objectives

  • Be able to provide accurate and up to date information about diseases and vaccines
  • Provide a safe, effective and high standard of care

Course contents

The aims of TB immunisation: national policy and schedules

  • Vaccine-preventable diseases
  • Screening and testing
  • The latent TB infection
  • The active TB disease
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Treatment
  • Management
  • Immunisation epidemiology: current issues and controversies
  • TB Vaccination and composition
  • The legal aspects of vaccination
  • Prescribing vaccines
  • Storage and handling of vaccines
  • Correct administration of vaccines
  • Record-keeping and reporting

Ref: National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training, Health Protection Agency, June 2005

Who should attend this TB, Mantoux & BCG immunisations course?

  • Nurses

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