Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.
This one-day immunisation course will cover the following crucial areas:
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 childhood 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 age, the HPV programme the influenza programme (from six months +) and other immunisation programmes