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Tue, 08 Oct

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IN PERSON

Fundamentals of Immunisation course for Registered Healthcare Professionals

This course is aimed at Registered Nurses, Registered Nursing Associates, Doctors, Pharmacists, Paramedics and Physiotherapists working in General Practice who are new to immunisation delivery.

Fundamentals of Immunisation course for Registered Healthcare Professionals
Fundamentals of Immunisation course for Registered Healthcare Professionals

Time & Location

08 Oct 2024, 09:30 – 09 Oct 2024, 17:00

IN PERSON , PCS Building , 160 Falcon Rd, London SW11 2LN, UK

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About the event

This course takes place over 2 days - Tuesday 8th October and Wed 9th October from 09:30-17:00 

Both days MUST be attended.

This is an IN PERSON course taking place at the PCS Building 160 Falcon Road, London SW11 2LN

Course content:

1. The aims of immunisation, national vaccine policy and schedules

2. The immune response to vaccines and how vaccines work

3. Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccines for diphtheria, tetanus, polio, Hib, pertussis, hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, rotavirus, HPV,     pneumococcal, meningococcal disease (all strains), flu, COVID* and shingles.

4. The different types of vaccines, their composition and the indications and contraindications

5. Current issues in immunisation

6. Legal issues in immunisation

7. Documentation, record keeping and reporting

8. Storage and handling of vaccines

9. Correct administration of vaccines

10. Adverse events following immunisation

11. Communicating with patients, parents and carers about vaccines

12. Strategies for optimising immunisation uptake

13. Next steps to competency

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