Injection Technique and Immunisation Training Course

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Part 1 – Theory ( £249.00)

This is the theory section of your training. You can choose to do this online in the comfort of your own home, OR at our training centre in a classroom setting ( Due to Covid -19) we stopped the Class room training. We will send you the E-Learning modules as soon as you complete your booking, simply attend Part 1 via Zoom .

Either way, your theory section must be completed before attending Part 2 – the practical section of your course.

Part 2 – Practical with real Patients (£149.00)

Your practical training and assessment must be conducted in a GP Surgery setting. You must attend this practical day to complete your training and gain your certificate.

This course is suitable for all healthcare workers with a professional registration, inclusive of, but not limited to: –

Who can join this Course?

  • HCAs
  • Phlebotomist
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Midwives
  • Health Visitors
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists

Objectives

  • Be aware of the legal aspects of immunisation
  • Demonstrate how to document and report all vaccines given
  • Explain the importance of consent in relation to immunisation
  • Describe and demonstrate effective communication methods with patients, parents, careers and other relevant people regarding immunisation
  • Be aware of current issues and controversies surrounding immunisation
  • Explain the aims of immunisation
  • Describe national vaccine policy and schedules
  • Identify and implement strategies for improving vaccine uptake
  • Explain the immune response to vaccines
  • Describe how vaccines provide individual and community protection
  • Describe and recognise the main features of vaccine preventable diseases and the nature and frequency of their acute and long-term complications
  • Be aware of contraindications and precautions when using vaccines
  • Be aware of the different types of vaccine used
  • Describe complicated vaccine presentations
  • Be aware of the correct procedure for the storage and handling of vaccines
  • Describe how to manage and report adverse events
  • Describe the importance of the cold chain
  • Describe effective communication methods with patients, parents and carers and other relevant people about immunisation
  • Demonstrate how to recognise and manage anaphylaxis
  • Demonstrate how to administer vaccinations safely

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