This one-day immunisation course provides participants with the most contemporary information and evidence to inform their practice relating to immunisation. This course is relevant for registered practitioners involved in the national immunisation programme.
No starting dates
Starting date to be confirmed
- Duration: 1 day (unconfirmed)
- Fees: £200 (unconfirmed)
- Location: Northampton Square (unconfirmed)
- Course code: CS6028
Immunisation course Course overview
This course ensures that participants practice immunisation more effectively, from assessment to administration, and in both adults and children. It will enhance the care you are able to deliver by ensuring your skills and knowledge are developed and up to date.
This immunisation and vaccination training course will also introduce practitioners to additional information and research to inform their clinical practice.
Who is it for?
This course is for registered practitioners who want to practice immunisation more effectively by ensuring that their knowledge and evidence base is as contemporary as possible.
This course runs over one full day.
Completion of the one-day immunisation programme and the online modules will assist in meeting the standards for immunisation training for registered health care practitioners (PHE, 2018).
A certificate of attendance will be awarded upon completion of the course.
What will I learn?
This one-day immunisation course covers the following crucial areas:
- factors affecting sero-protection
- where to obtain contemporary information concerning immunisation (e.g. Department of Health and Social Care and other websites)
- vaccination of individuals with uncertain or incomplete immunisation status
- assessment, documentation and obtaining informed consent
- the national immunisation programme: composition and recent changes to the programme. The childhood immunisation programme will include vaccines that are administered from six weeks, such as the BCG, the primary immunisation schedule (i.e. at two, three and four months), all routine vaccinations to preschool, the HPV programme the influenza programme and other immunisation programmes
- anaphylaxis: recognition and treatment.
Assessment and certificates
There is no formal assessment.
A certificate of attendance is awarded.
After completion of the one-day immunisation course, all delegates will be strongly recommended to undertake the Health Education England e-learning immunisation modules. There is no charge for undertaking this e-learning.
The seven modules cover:
- national immunisation policy and programmes
- vaccine preventable diseases
- communicating with patients and parents
- legal aspects
- vaccine storage
- vaccine administration.
Refer to the NHS e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) website.
Once you access the above hyperlink, scroll down to register. In order to access any e learning programme, you will need an e-LfH account.
Completion of the one day immunisation and vaccination training programme and the online modules will assist in meeting the standards for immunisation training for registered health care practitioners (PHE, 2018).
You must be a registered practitioner to attend this course.
You will need a good level of spoken and written English to enrol on this course.
All attendees are strongly recommended to access the department of health and social care website and ‘Immunisation Against Infectious Disease’, which has the most contemporary information concerning vaccines and vaccination procedures.
Immunisation Against Infectious Disease consists of two parts. Part 1 deals with the principles, practices and procedures relating to immunisation. All attendees irrespective of what part of the national immunisation programme they are involved in (i.e. whether in a clinical or health-promotional capacity) are advised to read all 12 chapters in Part 1.
Part 2 deals with the disease and vaccines and is in alphabetical order starting from the Anthrax chapter to the Yellow Fever chapter. Delegates are advised to read those chapters that are relevant to their clinical area.