Day 2 is on the 26th June 2020. Both Days must be attended
Devon Training Hub,
Unit 1, 5 Research Way
Plymouth Science Park
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 achieved education and training to NVQ level 3 or equivalent. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Plymouth Science Park
Unit 1, 5 Research Way,
Turn off from the main Derriford Road and turn left into the Main Car Park which is the second turning on the left.
If you let us have your registration number prior to arriving you can just park in the Visitors car park we can register this for you on the system. Or you can also request a parking permit from us to print out and put in your car. You can then just park and make your way down to our building as indicated which is the first building on the left just off the roundabout. If you have not sent in your registration prior to arriving then come to our reception and we will give you a parking permit to put in your car.
When you get to the front door of our building please press 1 then the bell sign and we will buzz you in. Go through the doors to the left of the lift then take the next corridor on your right and go to the reception desk to sign in.