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 for 2018 and £300 for 2019.

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 School of Health and Social Care 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 two day courses will be delivered on the following dates at £200.00 per delegate for 2018 and £300 for 2019 dates

Date Continued Date Time Location
Monday 18th March 2019 Tuesday 19th March 2019 09.00 - 16.30 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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