Health Care Assistant – Vaccination and Immunisation Update (Study Day)
Including an update on adult influenza, nasal influenza, pneumococcal, shingles vaccines and Vitamin B12 injections.
Who it is for:
The study days are suitable for Health Care Assistants (HCA) who work in General Practice or the Community who have previously completed a vaccination and immunisation 2-3 day basic training course.
Overview of content:
What it is about:
This study day is based on the National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training of Health Care Support Workers produced by Public Health England 2015.
The study day provides the HCA with the tools and information to maintain their competency in immunisation. The study day incorporates the professional, legal and public health issues alongside the clinical skill of vaccination.
How it Enhances Practice:
This study day has been designed to assist the HCA to maintain the requisite knowledge and skills to perform vaccinations. Reflection and competency has been incorporated into the study day to ensure patient safety and development of a competent practitioner.
You must be a HCA level 3 or level 4 working in either the community or General Practice setting who has previously undertaken a 2-3 day basic vaccination and immunisation training course for HCA’s.
This consists of one study day
6 September 2018
Application and Funding
To apply for this course, please select the "apply" link at the top right of this page. For information on funding options please see here.
If successful in your application for the course you will receive a confirmation email with the exact details of the location of teaching, closer to the start date.
For details of current tuition fees for self funded or sponsored applicants please click here.