Travel And Childhood Immunisations Update

Course Information

This one-day immunisation update course is suitable for nurses and provides an immunisation update on the latest developments and vaccination specifically relating to children and travel. The course is interactive and includes workshops and discussion.


Aims and Objectives

  • To understand the role and importance of immunisation update 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

  • The role of the HPA
  • Childhood Vaccination Schedule Review
  • Childhood immunisation update – including Influenza, Pneumococcal, MMR, Pertussis, Dip, Tet,
  • BCG, Polio, HIB, Meningitis, HPV
  • TB – including screening and Mantoux
  • Travel Health and vaccinations update – including HEP A, HEP B, Yellow Fever, Malaria,
  • Typhoid
  • Live & inactive vaccines
  • Anaphylaxis recognition and management
  • Adverse reactions and reporting
  • Prescribing including PGDs and PSDs
  • Administration
  • Cold Chain
  • Injection techniques
  • Documentation, record keeping and reporting
  • Legal framework – Confidentiality and Consent
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Storage and handling of vaccines
  • Vaccine supply and administration


who should attend?

  • Practice Nurses
  • Community Matrons
  • District Nurses
  • Community Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Allied Health Professionals

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AB Health Group