Day 2 is on the 11th September 2020. Both Days must be attended
Some Parking is available on site
Lunch and refreshments will be provided through out the day
2 Day Immunisation Course for the administration of influenza, pneumococcal, fluenz tetra and shingles vaccinations for Health Care Assistants (HCA’s) and Assistant Practitioners (AP’s)
This course is suitable for HCA’s who have completed the Care Certificate( To find out more about the care certificate please contact the training hub on firstname.lastname@example.org)
All delegates must attend both days
This course meets the national minimum standards for immunisation training
Course content will include
• Immunity and the different types of vaccine and how they work
• Legal aspects of vaccination, including delegation, consent and patient specific directions
• Epidemiology of influenza, pneumococcal and shingles diseases.
• Influenza, pneumococcal and shingles programmes for 2020.
• The importance of the cold chain
• Consultation process and risk assessment
• Correct administration of vaccination (practical session)
Aim of the course:
To administer influenza, fluenz tetra, shingles and pneumococcal vaccines safely and effectively in the general practice setting
The delegate at the end of the session will be able to:
Describe how immunity works
List the different types of vaccines
Access national guidelines and resources
Define the cold chain and work safely to avoid breaches
List’ at risk’ groups eligible for vaccination
Demonstrate the ability to carry out pre vaccination screening and risk assessment
Be aware of the medico- legal implications surrounding consent, accountability, indemnity and record keeping
Demonstrate the importance of Patient Specific Direction (PSD)
Identify contra-indications to vaccination
List potential side effects
Recognise and the management of anaphylaxis
Demonstrate best practice in injection technique
Work with a designated mentor in the work place
Complete an assessment of competency
This course is sponsored by our partners in the pharmaceutical industry by the provision trade stands. Company products may be on display
If you have any other queries please contact The Devon Training Hub on 01752 431533 or email@example.com
Welcome to The Imperial Hotel
We are committed to creating great memories and experiences for all our guests. We hope you will find this access information useful and that it helps to make your visit an enjoyable one.
We are aware that everyone’s needs are different, so if there is any detail you are looking for that is not covered in the information below, then please do get in touch and we will be happy to help. And of course, our friendly and experienced team will be on hand to assist you at any point during your stay with us.
Some general points on access
The Imperial Hotel is situated in Barnstaple, a predominantly level town, with a pleasant river frontage.
The hotel has level access and a lift to all floors.
Directions to the hotel
From the M5, take Junction 27 to the A361 and Barnstaple.
Upon reaching Barnstaple, follow the signs to the town centre.
You will go past Homebase, Tesco's and McDonalds.
At Taw Ford Garage roundabout go straight ahead.
Continue straight on at the mini roundabout and this road will take you to the Imperial.
If travelling by rail, Barnstaple Railway Station is a ten minute walk to the hotel.
By coach, Barnstaple Bus Station is a five minute walk away.
Our postcode is EX32 8NB.
There is a small free car park available for those attending courses, there is also on street parking nearby