TB Mantoux and BCG Immunisations – Webinar (02.12.2020)

Details
Date:

December 2

Time:

01:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tb-mantoux-and-bcg-immunisations-webinar-02122020-tickets-118403065757
Organizer

Annie Barr AB Health Group

Website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/annie-barr-ab-health-group-15106464178
TB Mantoux and BCG Immunisations webinar

COURSE INTRODUCTION

This course covers Tuberculosis, latent and active, diagnosis, screening and testing, groups offered vaccine, symptoms and treatment; within the current regulatory and legal framework. We discuss Mantoux, BCG techniques, IGRA testing, Scar identification and current issues. Each participant receives a certificate after successfully completing the course.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

• Be able to provide accurate and up to date information about BCG and TB vaccines

• Update staff on current issues

• Provide a safe, effective and high standard of care

COURSE CONTENTS

• The aims of TB immunisation: national policy and schedules

• History of TB

• How common is TB

• Epidemiology and current statistics

• Screening and testing

• Latent TB infection

• Active TB disease

• Signs and symptoms of TB

• Diagnosis

• IGRA Testing

• Treatment

• Management

• TB Vaccination

• Technique-intradermal

• BCG Technique

• Mantoux / Technique

• Scar identification

• The legal aspects of vaccination

• Prescribing vaccines

• Storage and handling of vaccines – cold chain

• Correct administration of vaccines

• Record-keeping and reporting

• Competence Assessment

Ref: National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training, PHE and RCN, Immunisation for Infectious Diseases

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

• Nurses – Primary Care, Secondary Care

• Occupational Health Staff

• Doctors – Occupational Health

• Military Staff

• Midwives

• Neonatal Nurses

• School Nurses

Includes All course materials and certificate of attendance

Accreditation 6 CPD points awarded on completion. Accredited by One Awards (*Certificate £25) and CPD Standards (*Certificate free)

Annie Barr AB Health Group

Organiser Description

Annie Barr is a leading provider of high quality, accredited healthcare training. With a selection of engaging healthcare training that has been developed by experts to equip you and your workforce with the skills, knowledge and competence needed to provide compassionate and high quality care.

AB Health Group