Introduction to Childhood Immunisations 30 July 2021

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LIVE SESSION – Zoom

CPD Hours: 8

DATE: 30 July 2021
TIME: 11H00 – 16H00

LECTURER: Kirsty Armstrong

Course Summary

This course is for healthcare professionals who are new to children vaccine programme. The course complies with the recommendations of the current Public Health England (formerly Health Protection Agency) Standards for Immunisation Training and the Green Book information.

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 improve your knowledge and confidence in providing information and safe, effective 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
  • Develop 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
 
 

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
Immunisation Mentor Form
3
Childhood Immunisation Schedule

Resources

This is a live zoom session. It is a requirement that the pre requisites are completed and the mentor form returned to admin@belmatt.co.uk before attending the course.

Zoom link will be sent the day before the session.

Session 11h00-16h00

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