Core Immunisation programme: This two-day core immunisation course is aimed at both registered and non-registered practitioners with limited experience in the field of national immunisation programmes. The course will enable students to meet Public Health England national standards for administering immunisations.
It will explain the following:
The aims of immunisation programmes, in terms of national and local policy
The immune response to vaccines and how vaccines work
The different types of vaccines, their composition including indications and contra-indications
Current issues in immunisation
Communication during immunistaion consultations
Legalities of delivering an immunisation programme
Storage and handling of vaccines
Correct administration of vaccines
Anaphylaxis and adverse reactions
Documentation and record keeping
Strategies for improving uptake.
The course is delivered via 2 classroom taught sessions, which you must attend both days. A competency document reflecting the Royal College of Nursing and Public Health England standards will be provided for you to complete in practice following the course.
We currently have the following dates (please choose 1 full set of dates):
August– 24th and 31st 0930-4pm
Future dates will be added nearer the time and on demand.