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Introductory Immunisation Course for Healthcare Assistants and Assistant Practitioners City Health

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Course overview

This course is designed for Health Care Assistants or Assistant Practitioners who are interested and /or involved in immunisation processes.

Course outcomes

Course outcomes

  • Introduction of vaccine preventable diseases
  • Basic principles of immunisations and how they work
  • Vaccine storage and cold chain procedures
  • Communicating with parents, children and colleagues
  • Assessment processes and consent
    Recommended immunisation schedules
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Legal and administration aspects
  • Knowledge to support nursing practice
  • Competencies
  • Information resources

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

Healthcare Assistants / Assistant Practitioners’ with NVQ level experience

English requirements

English spoken

Assessment

Assessment

This 2 day course will combine structured and interactive teaching though lectures, group work and real life scenarios. To maximise the sessions some pre-course reading/familiarisation is recommended. Evidence of learning and certificate of attendance will be given to those who fully attend the 2 day course.

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