Immunisation Update - Healthcare Support Workers

Delivered by  a virtual learning platform (MS Teams)

Who should attend: Health Care Support Workers working within General Practice whose role involves the delivery of immunisations to specific patient groups.

What will I learn: This course reflects the National minimum standards and core curriculum for immunisation training for Healthcare Support Workers (Public Health England, 2015). Health Care Assistants attending this course must have previously successfully completed a two day Foundation Immunisation Training Course

Course Content:

  • Current issues in influenza, shingles and/or pneumococcal vaccination
  • Recent epidemiology of influenza, shingles and/or pneumococcal disease
  • Any changes to the recommendations or national policy for influenza, shingles and/or pneumococcal immunisation
  • Update on vaccine administration
  • Any changes to legislation relevant to vaccination
  • Review of current practice and identification of areas for improvement
  • Review of support strategies
  • Opportunity to revisit and practice injection technique
  • Q&A session for commonly encountered problems in practice

How long will the course take to complete: 3.5 hours

Delegates must have access to a computer with a speaker

How often should I attend: Annually

How much will the course cost: £65 per delegate

 

Delegates will be emailed an invitation with instructions of how to join and course material

Training dates and venues:

DATE

DELIVERY METHOD

START & END TIME

29.07.2020

MS TEAMS

13.00 - 16.30

 

To book contact the Professional Practice Team at: ecn-tr.professionalpracticeteam@nhs.net  

 

 

 

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