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Childhood Immunisations Update 16 September 2021

Course available for 13 days
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Course Summary

This course is for nurses who have completed the foundation programme and competencies. This course is designed to meet your  yearly update requirements. The course is in line with the recommendations of the current Public Health England (formerly Health Protection Agency) Standards for Immunisation Training.

Who Should Attend?

School Nurses, Practice Nurses,Physician Associates, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners
Paediatric Nurses


  • Complete scenarios which will be given to delegates when the booking is made.
  • Quiz


This course aims to update your knowledge of current PHE standards for childhood immunisations.


  • Develop knowledge and confidence in providing current information on childhood diseases and immunisation to parents/patients.
  • Have an awareness of the current guidelines and Department of Health’s recommendations on immunisations
  • Update knowledge of   current issues and changes to the immunisation schedule .
  • Demonstrate safe, effective childhood immunisation care.

Course Content

  • Overview of national policy and immunisation schedules in england.
  • Recent changes in childhood immunisation programme
  • Vaccine preventable diseases and changes in schedule
  • Safe storage and handling of vaccines.
  • Effective communication with patients and parents
  • Review use of PGDs and PSDs
  • Communication issues with patients and parents
  • Review of PGDs and PSDs
  • Anaphylaxis and adverse events
  • Documentation, record keeping and reporting
  • Improving vaccine uptake rate during the pandemic


Date: 16 September 2021
Time: 11H00 – 14H30. Webinar : 3.5hrs.   CPD Hours : 4

Lecturer: Kirsty Armstrong

Pre Reading material

Crossword – Puzzle and Article
Pneumonia – Wordsearch


Article BJCN_2017_22_9_Armstrong storage of vaccines




Zoom Link

Feedback Form

Feedback form 16 September Childhood Imms update
This is a live zoom session.Zoom link will be sent the day before the session.This course is 12h00 - 14h30.You are required to complete the pre-requisite reading before attending this session.This is an in-house course for delegates from Newham. This session is for registered healthcare professionals only. Not suitable for HCAs or delegates who have not completed the Introduction to Childhood Imms course and comeptencies.
Childhood Immunisations Update 16 September 2021
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