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Immunisation City Health

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Course overview

This one day immunisation course will ensure delegates practice immunisation more effectively, from assessment to administration in both adults and children. It will enhance the care you are able to deliver by ensuring your skills and knowledge are contemporary and evidence based. You will receive a certificate of attendance from the prestigious City, University of London.

Course outcomes

Course outcomes

This one-day immunisation course will cover the following crucial areas:

  • Immunity
  • Factors affecting sero-protection
  • Where to obtain contemporary information concerning immunisation (e.g. Immunisation Against Infectious Diseases and other websites)
  • Vaccination of individuals with uncertain or incomplete immunisation status (Public Health England, 2014)
  • Assessment, documentation and obtaining informed consent
  • The national immunisation programme: composition and recent changes to the programme. The national immunisation programme will include vaccines that are administered from birth such as the BCG, the primary immunisation schedule (i.e. recommended to be administered to an infant at two, three and four months of age), all routine vaccinations to preschool age, the HPV programme, the influenza programme (from six months >) and other immunisation programmes.
  • Anaphylaxis: recognition, management and treatment.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

This course is particularly suited to registered nurses, practice nurses and healthcare professionals.

English requirements

Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English.

Assessment

Assessment

There is no formal assessment for the delegates on this day. You will receive a certificate of attendance from the prestigious City, University of London. The day will be evaluated and your comments received with thanks.

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
  • Immunology
  • Vaccine preventable diseases
  • Communicating with patients and parents
  • Legal aspects
  • Vaccine storage
  • Vaccine administration

Refer to: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/immunisation/

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 programme and the online modules will assist in meeting the standards for immunisation training for registered health care practitioners (PHE, 2018).

Module leaders

  • Marie Hill

    Marie C. Hill is a Senior Lecturer in Practice Nursing in the School of Health Sciences having completed her BSc (Hons) Nursing and Master’s in Health Management in Kings College London and City University London respectively. Marie qualified as a Registered General Nurse in the United Kingdom, after which she worked ...

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