Our B12 training course will provide delegates with an understanding of B12 deficiency and pernicious anaemia and the skills required to give B12 injections.
A certificate of completion will be awarded to candidates on successful completion of this B12 injection course. Following this, delegates will then be able to work towards competence under supervision and deliver B12 injections in their own place of work. All delegates will leave the course with a B12 Injections Patient Specific Direction Protocol and a Competency Based Framework to continue working with their practice mentor to aid competency development.
Fully understand the principles and practice relating to B12 deficiency and B12 injections
Understand the safety issues related to giving injections of the general adult population
Understand the law relating to practice, accountability and prescribing
Guidelines and requirements
Pernicious anaemia and other macrocytic anaemias: an overview
B12 injections and common side effects
Inclusion and exclusion
Circumstances in which to obtain advice and or action
Side effects and management including ADRs and anaphylaxis
Contraindications and precautions
Correct administration and techniques including practical session
Advice post injection
Communication with patients and families
Legal issues including consent
Prescribing issues – patient specific directions
What to record
Disposal of injections/waste
Competence and supervised practice
PCT/Practice documentation policy
Who should attend / would be applicable?
Anyone interested in B12 deficiency
AB Health Group awards CPD points / certificate of attendance for each course. If you would prefer an accredited certificate by our accrediting body One Awards (NOCN) we can organise this. The charge for the certificate including postage is £25.00.