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 For prices please follow the link on the right to our Eventbrite page
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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