Immunisation (2 Day Foundation Course) - for new Practice Nurses, Birchwood Medical Practice, Thursday, 07. November 2019

Trainer: Amiira Bodheea // Screening and Immunisation Manager
2 day immunisation training in line with the Health Protection Agency National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training
Course Aim: To equip Practice Nurses with the latest guidance on the national immunisation programmes, and raise awareness to available resources to respond to the challenges encountered in Primary Care whilst delivering ***** and childhood immunisations. The National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training (HPA 2005) recommends an initial 2 day course for all staff involved in immunisation. The rationale for the length and content of training required is based on the complexity of the immunisation schedule,
Day One

Aims of immunisation policies – Warm up Quiz

The Immune System and how vaccines work

Vaccine preventable disease: incidence and epidemiology


Cold Chain- storage and handling of vaccines


Types of vaccine

Day Two

The UK vaccination programme

PHE algorithm for uncertain or incomplete immunisation status

Communicating with parents and patients

Administration of vaccines and vaccine reaction

Documentation, record keeping and reporting

Strategies for improving up take rates

Quiz, Scenarios, Competency assessment in workplace.

Thursday, 07. November 2019, Birchwood Medical Practice, Immunisation (2 Day Foundation Course) - for new Practice Nurses

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