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Immunisation Update for HCAs

27 April 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm


The National Standards of immunisation states that:
“Provision of a regular and ongoing programme of updates for those HCSAs who have completed the initial immunisation training should be seen as a priority. A minimum of once yearly updates is recommended”.

This half day session will provide evidence of a yearly update in immunisations and include a competency framework for your Portfolio. It will be interactivce and informative with case studies /an assessment quiz and certificate of completion.


This session will include:

  • Current legislation for HCAs providing vaccinations
  • Revisit PSD / delegation / competency / documentation
  • Understanding the advancing HCA role and its limitations in practice
  • Best practice (safe and effective / high standards of care)
  • Revisit competency – National Immunisation standards – to include competency framework
  • Accountability and responsibility

Vaccination Update

This session will include:

  • An update of the current vaccinations being administered by HCAs in practice.
  • The difference between innate, passive and active immunity
  • The basic immune response to a vaccine
  • The differences between a live and an inactivated vaccine
  • Herd immunity
  • Immunosuppression and its impact on the individual and the vaccination uptake
  • Precautions that should be taken after administering a live vaccine

Booking: Please click here to book your place.


27 April 2021
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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