21
Dec
2022

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Copy of Influenza Immunisation, Pneumococcal, B12 and Shingles Update – Online

What you will learn

  • Recent epidemiology of influenza, COVID-19, shingles, pneumococcal diseases & the vaccines used to prevent these diseases (it includes updates on the children’s flu vaccination)
  • Any changes to the National Immunisation Schedule for influenza, COVID-19, shingles, & pneumococcal vaccine
  • Any changes to legislation relevant to vaccination
  • Review of current practice and identification of areas for improvement
  • Storage and management of vaccinations, including cold chain
  • Correct Administration of intramuscular injections into the deltoid area
  • Adverse events following immunisations (including anaphylaxis)
  • B12 deficiency anaemia and it’s treatment

Description

This training is ideal for practitioners who are experienced at immunisations & require an annual update It includes updates on influenza, COVID-19, shingles, pneumococcal & B12 injections. This session cannot be classed as a general immunisation update for registered nurses as it does not cover children’s vaccines (see Immunisation update for the appropriate course)

This is an annual update and covers the influenza vaccine programme for the current year. This training meets the National Minimum Training Standards for Healthcare Support Workers (HCSWs) & acts as their annual update.

Who should attend: Registered Nurses, Pharmacists, Health Care Assistants, Admin & Reception staff if they administer these medications/immunisations.

Who should not attend the course: Practitioners who have not attended initial immunisation training (2-day course for registered staff and 1.5 day HCA training)

What the course does not cover: Travel immunisations, children’s immunisation programme, (other than the Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine for children)

Please note: Non-registered staff should attend the 1.5-day injection technique & immunisation training for HCAs if they are new to immunisations. Registered practitioners who will be administering the children’s vaccines should attend the 2-day immunisation initiation training if they are new to immunisations.


 

When: 21 Dec 2022

Duration: 09:30 to 12:30

Via Zoom
  • Available to:
  • ANP
  • GP
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Pharmacist
Special Notes:

Please note this is an online course


Lunch & refreshments will NOT be provided

Trainer

Mrs Linda Petch RN, RM, Cert Ed. Ba(Hons)

Linda has worked within the NHS for over 35 years in a variety of roles. Firstly, as a nurse in secondary care, then community midwife within an inner-city area of Nottingham, Practice Nurse for over 14 years in the same area of Nottingham. She then moved to Rushcliffe as a lead for a coronary heart programme and worked with the PN professional leads to form a local PN forum. Following that she worked as a clinical trainer within 2 community organisations for 9 years before leaving at the end of December 2015 to form her own training company. Her passion is in the delivery of quality training & supporting colleagues in their personal development.