TB Mantoux and BCG Immunisations

TB Mantoux and BCG Immunisations TrainingThis 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.

Duration 1 day
Cost £169
Includes All course materials and certificate of attendance
Accreditation The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) 6 CPD points awarded on completion.

Aims and 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?

  • Nurses
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