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
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
- 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
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