Introduction to Immunisation & Vaccination

    Course Description

    Course Content

    Time

    0930-1630

    Type

    Face to Face

    Venue

    The Fleet ICA, Peterborough or DB Conference Rooms, Bury St Edmunds

    The theory and practice of routine childhood and adult immunisation and vaccination: an interactive study day for those new to immunisation. This course meets the PHE Minimum Standards for Immunisation training (2018). This course is for registered HCPs only.

    Please note this is a 2 day course and delegates will be required to attend both days.

     

    Course Content

    • Aims of immunisation: national policy and schedules
    • The immune system and how vaccines work
    • Vaccine preventable diseases
    • The different types of vaccines used and their composition
    • Current issues and controversies regarding immunisation
    • Communicating with patients and parents
    • Legal aspects of vaccination
    • Storage and handling of vaccines
    • Correct administration of vaccines
    • Anaphylaxis and adverse events
    • Documentation, record keeping and reporting
    • Strategies for improving uptake rates
    • New developments
    • Personal and professional development

    This programme is based on the PHE National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training, guidance of professional bodies and the Department of Health ‘Immunisation against Infectious Disease’ 2006 (‘Green Book’) online and PHE update letters.

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