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This two day short course follows the National Immunisation core training guidelines and is delivered via face to face sessions.

*To apply please make a note of the course delivery dates, click on apply now and choose the application link for the correct starting month.*

Your workplace must be able to support your clinical practice and you will require to be supervised within your own practice area for the purpose of assessment and competency sign off.

This masterclass includes the national requirements within the face to face teaching session. The topics covered include the following:

  1. The aims of immunisation, national vaccine policy and schedules
  2. The immune response to vaccines and how vaccines work
  3. Vaccine preventable diseases
  4. The different types of vaccines, their composition and the indications and contraindications
  5. Current issues in immunisation
  6. Communicating with patients, parents and carers about vaccines
  7. Legal issues in immunisation
  8. Storage and handling of vaccines
  9. Correct administration of vaccines
  10. Anaphylaxis and adverse reactions
  11. Documentation, record keeping and reporting
  12. Strategies for optimising immunisation

If you have any questions or queries about this masterclass please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

Course Information

Award Type Certificate of Attendance

Delivery Method TBC depending on government guidance

Start 24th/31st August and 22nd/29th September 2021

Duration
Two Day Course delivered over Two Weeks

Sector
Health, Sport and Social Care

  • Registered nurses
  • Registered nursing associates
  • Registered midwives
  • Health care support workers

Promote high quality, specialist training that is consistent with national policy recommendations and programme requirements.

£150 open to self funders or employer payment

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

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