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Fundamentals of Immunisation

Course Date: 15 October 2019, 09:00 - 16:30 & 17 October 2019, 09:00 - 16:30

Course Leader: Sheila McSharry

Duration of Course: 2 days (CPD hours: 12.50)

Location: Medical Education Centre, Warwick Hospital

Price: £220.00 per Delegate

Who should attend

This training is 2 days for Primary Care nurses new to Immunisation, both days must be attended.

Course Objectives

This training meets the Health Protection Agency minimum standards for immunisation training.

All nurses attending will gain a basic understanding of immunisation and how to deliver the UK routine immunisation and targeted schedules.

It does not cover travel health.

Course Overview

The course follows the core curriculum set by the Health Protection Agency and includes:

Aims of immunisation, national vaccine policy and schedule
The immune system and how vaccines work
Vaccine preventable diseases
Different types of vaccine and their composition
Current issues and controversies
Communicating with patients,  parents and carers about vaccines
Legal issues in Immunisation
Storage and handling of vaccines
Correct administration of vaccines
Anaphylaxis and adverse reactions
Documentation and record keeping and reporting
Strategies for improving immunisation uptake

Additional Information

Lunch & refreshments will be provided on both days.

Trainer Profile

The Trainer for this course is - Sheila McSharry

This course has been CPD certified and equates to 12.5 CPD Hours.

Lunch will be provided. If you have any special dietary requirements please contact us as soon as possible.

-To confirm attendance all delegates must sign the provided delegates list on the day of the course -

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