Foundation to Travel Health Course 25 November 2021

This course follows recommendations from The National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training for Registered Healthcare Practitioners. This foundation course is suitable for registered healthcare professionals new to travel health.

Who should attend

  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Pharmacists
  • All other healthcare staff involved in delivering or advising on vaccinations.

Pre Requisite

  • Have an identified mentor for completion of competencies.
  • Work in an environment to support practice

Aims

This session will develop your knowledge and practical skills to provide safe vaccination delivery and advice on travel immunisations.

Objectives

  • Develop knowledge on national vaccine policies, schedules, legislation and current guidance
  • Demonstrate the steps required for an effective travel health consultation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to administer vaccinations safely
  • Aware of the importance of proper storage and supply of vaccinations.
  • Develop knowledge of safe administration of vaccines and what to do in an emergency

Content

  • Immunisation national policy and schedule.
  • Immune system and how vaccines work
  • Different Vaccines used and controversies with immunisation.
  • Changes to the National Immunisation Schedule and legislation relevant to vaccination
  • Medicine management, storage and handling of vaccines.
  • Anaphylaxis and adverse events.
  • Travel health and advice
  • Medication prescribing and review of current practice

Time: 13h00 – 16h30

Session: ZOOM

Lecturer: Kirsty Armstrong

Pre-course work

1
Travel Wordsearch – no clues
2
Travel Wordsearch – with Clues
3
Pre-course work travel health
4
Pre reading information on Travel Health

Handouts

1
Travel Health Handouts
2
Pneumonia word search
3
Flu Immunisation Training
4
B12 Shingles and Pneumonia

Guidelines

Resources

1
A guide for travel vaccines
2
Malaria Prophylaxis

Zoom Link

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Zoom Link 25th November Foundation Travel

Feedback 25 November Foundation Travel

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Feedback 25 November Foundation Travel
This course requires completion of ELFH modules prior to attending this session.You will be sent the zoom link the day before the session. Session 13h00 - 16h30
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