Travel And Childhood Immunisations

Course Information

This course will provide an introduction to immunisation and concentrate on the most current and up to date information regarding Travel and Childhood Immunisation. We will also cover Influenza and Swine Flu. This course follows the HPA standards and requirements. This course will be interactive and there will be workshops.

 

Aims and Objectives

  • Be able to provide accurate and up to date information about regarding immunisation and preventable disease
  • To gain further insight and understanding of immunisation in practice
  • Provide a safe, effective and high standard of care

 

Course Contents

  • Update on any current issues in relation to immunisation
  • Global perspective of vaccine preventable disease
  • Childhood Immunisation schedule review
  • Pneumococcal (PCV+PPV)
  • BCG, DTaP/IPV/Hib
  • Meningitis C
  • HPV
  • Td/IPV
  • MMR
  • Hep A,B
  • Malaria
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Yellow Fever
  • Typhoid
  • Polio
  • Diphtheria
  • Pertusis
  • TB
  • Meningitis
  • Medico Legal Issues
  • Prescribing
  • Capacity/Consent
  • Technique and Administration
  • Opportunity to practice technique
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Review of current practice and identification of areas for improvement
  • Working with children
  • Competence and Mentoring

 

who should attend?

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

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