New immuniser – COVID-19

For any new health professional there are requirements in line with the National Minimum Standards & Core Curriculum. The bespoke packages below provide a comprehensive package for anyone new to immunising. 

Foundations of Immunisation

All clinicians administering vaccines should undertake foundation immunisation training. Our Foundations of Immunisation courses have been developed in line with the ‘National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training for Registered Healthcare Practitioners’ – Public Health England.

Foundation Modules 

  • The aims of immunisation, national vaccine policy and schedules
  • The immune response to vaccines and how vaccines work
  • The different types of vaccines, their composition and the indications and contraindications
  • Current issues in immunisation
  • Any changes to vaccine recommendations or national policy
  • Communicating with patients, parents and carers about vaccines
  • Legal issues in immunisation
  • Storage and handling of vaccines
  • Correct administration of vaccines
  • Documentation, record keeping and reporting
  • Strategies for optimising immunisation uptake

COVID-19 Vaccine

This short course will cover the foundation knowledge required to have an understanding of the epidemiology of COVID-19 and the impact of the pandemic. The course will also cover all aspects of the vaccine, including inclusion criteria as well as administration. 

Modules 

  • COVID-19 Disease
  • COVID-19 Vaccine

Basic Life Support & Anaphylaxis

The Resuscitation Council (UK) recommends that all staff in care organisations undertake training in how to deliver effective resuscitation with the use of an AED. For clinical staff it is recommended that this training is completed at least annually, is practical and is assessed.

Health Academy provide an number of compliant courses in line with the Resuscitation Council (UK) and has the added benefit of being able to be completed in your own working environment.

Courses available

  • Adult Basic Life Support
  • Paediatric Basic Life Support
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis

Contact us or request a quote

If you are looking for training solutions for your organisation, we are sure that we will be able to provide a package that will meet your needs. Contact us through the message box below or email us directly at info@healthacademyonline.co.uk

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