Fundamentals of Immunisation

Fundamentals of Immunisation
£200.00

This course is a very intensive full day basic introduction to the UK Immunisation Schedule. The teaching will follow the Core Curriculum Topics of the National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training (HPA 2005), with exception of BLS and anaphylaxis training. It is suitable for Registered Nurses who are new to vaccination and immunisation and who will be vaccinating as part of their role. The course will focus upon the routine UK Vaccination Programme vaccine schedule. It will not address vaccination and immunisation for travel purposes.

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Immunisation Sessions

This course is a very intensive full day basic introduction to the UK Immunisation Schedule. The teaching will follow the Core Curriculum Topics of the National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training (HPA 2005), with exception of BLS and anaphylaxis training. It is suitable for Registered Nurses who are new to vaccination and immunisation and who will be vaccinating as part of their role. The course will focus upon the routine UK Vaccination Programme vaccine schedule. It will not address vaccination and immunisation for travel purposes.

It will be delivered by an experienced former practice nurse and supported by the regional Public Health England Screening and Immunisation team. The collaboration of these experts ensures that a local perspective is encompassed as well as highlighting issues relating to vaccination and immunisation.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Discuss and revise 12 core areas of knowledge in National Core Curriculum
  2. The aims of immunisation: national policy and schedules
  3. The immune system and how vaccines work
  4. Vaccine preventable diseases
  5. The different types of vaccines used and their composition
  6. Current issues and controversies regarding immunisation
  7. Communicating with patients and parents
  8. Legal aspects of vaccination
  9. Storage and handling of vaccines
  10. Correct administration of vaccines
  11. Anaphylaxis and other adverse events (brief overview only)
  12. Documentation, record keeping and reporting
  13. Strategies for improving immunisation rates

Course Details

The Fundamentals of Immunisation Courses will be held on a number of dates held at various campuses throughout the year at a cost of £200.00 per delegate.

N.B: Each course will require a minimum number of delegate attendance to be confirmed – A full refund will be made to delegates if the Faculty of Health Sciences have to cancel any courses; we will always give as much notice as possible if this does occur. Unfortunately we cannot offer a refund if places are cancelled by delegates.

The following date is the final existing 1 day course which will cost £100.00 per delegate

Date Time Location
Tuesday 25 July 2017 09.00 - 16.00 Leek Road Campus, Stoke on Trent

The two day courses will be delivered on the following dates at £200.00 per delegate

Date Continued Date Time Location
Monday 27 November 2017 Tuesday 28 November 2017 09.00 - 16.00 Centre of Excellence, Stafford
Tuesday 27 February 2018 Wednesday 28 February 2018 09.00 - 16.00 Leek Road Campus, Stoke on Trent
Tuesday 1 May 2018 Wednesday 2 May 2018 09.00 - 16.00 Centre of Excellence, Shrewsbury

For any further information concerning any of these short courses please contact Jackie Redhead on 01785 353 758 or hscpateam@staffs.ac.uk

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