Childhood Immunisations Update 17 June 2021

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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

Pre-Requisites

  • The online ELFH modules must be completed before the session.
  • Complete scenarios which will be given to delegates when the booking is made.
  • Quiz

Aims

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

Objectives

  • 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

LIVE SESSION – ZOOM

Date: 17 June 2021
Time: 12H00 – 14H30. Webinar : 2.5hrs.   CPD Hours : 6

Lecturer: Kirsty Armstrong

Childhood Immunisation : Pre-Requisites

1
Childhood Immunisation – Link to ELFH modules

Delegate Information

1
Childhood Immunisation Delegate Information

Pre Reading material

Quiz

Handouts

1
Immunisation Scenarios
2
Childhood Immunisation Schedule

Resources

ZOOM Link

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.

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