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2-day Introduction to Vaccinations and Immunisations

20 November 2018 @ 9:15 am - 21 November 2018 @ 4:00 pm

2-day Introduction to Vaccinations and Immunisations

20th & 21st November 2018


This training is aimed at PRACTICE NURSES who are new to providing immunisations and will be providing the full range of childhood and adult immunisations covered in the routine UK schedules.  It will provide nurses with the latest guidance on national immunisation programmes, anaphylaxis and demonstrate the tools and resources available to manage common incidents and educate patients.


  • Introduction to immunology – how vaccines work
  • Vaccine preventable disease
  • The aims of immunisation
  • UK policy and immunisation schedules
  • Managing errors, incomplete and overseas schedules
  • Issues and controversies with immunisations
  • uptake and engagement
  • Legal issues of administering immunisations Prescribing/PSD/PGD
  • Vaccine handling, storage & cold chain
  • The immunisation consultation, communication and consent
  • Practical  injection techniques and competency
  • Record keeping, documentation & reporting
  • Anaphylaxis and adverse events
  • Increasing

It is essential that delegates attend both days of the course

Location details

James Fisher Medical Centre
James Fisher Medical Centre, 4 Tolpuddle Gardens, Moordown, Bournemouth, BH9 3LQ

Is the training accessible to wheelchairs?Please contact event organisers to discuss

Main contact

Name: Louise Greenwood

Email: louise.greenwood@wessexlmcs.org.uk

Phone: 023 8025 3874

If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them  in advance of the course to let them know.


20 November 2018 @ 9:15 am
21 November 2018 @ 4:00 pm
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