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Introduction to Childhood Immunisations

Live Webinar
Time: 10h00 to 16h00
 
CPD Hours: 6

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
  • Have an identified mentor to complete course competencies

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
 
 

 

 

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