New to Immunisation (Online)

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£55.00£150.00 (Inc VAT)

This Foundations of Immunisation training course with various vaccine options was developed in line with ‘National Minimum Standards‘ – PHE.

This can be completed fully online or with a video assessment option. Further details about the video assessment option can be found below.

Take a look at the full description below and then select the appropriate option from the drop down.

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Flu training 2022/23 Online

Available now with regular course updates throughout the year!

This course is suitable for any health professional that is administering the Seasonal Influenza vaccination in the 2022/23 season.

 

UK Adult & Childhood Immunisation Schedule

A course covering the national vaccination programme in the UK for Adults and Children. Suitable for practice nurses and health professionals administering the UK schedule.

 

School Immunisation Training

A course covering all the vaccines administered in Schools in the UK. Suitable for immunisation nurses, school nurses and health professionals administering school aged vaccines.

 

NHS Travel Vaccines

NHS Travel Vaccines standalone course. This course can be purchased as an add-on if you have purchased one of our Annual Immunisation Update courses, or alternatively you can access this course as a standalone course if you are looking for an update specific to travel vaccines available on the NHS and do not require the core modules.

  CPD Hours 4

 

Fundamentals of Travel Health

This fully interactive and engaging course will provide any clinician new the the field a solid foundation to practice clinically, and for those that are experienced in this field already will provide a comprehensive update...read more.

  CPS Hours 12

Description

This is Foundations of Immunisation training course with written assessment and various vaccine options. Importantly, it includes our Foundations of Immunisation course developed in line with the ‘National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training for Registered Healthcare Practitioners‘ – PHE.

This can be completed fully online or with a video assessment option. Further details about the video assessment option can be found below.

 

So who is it suitable for?

Above all, clinicians administering vaccines should undertake foundation immunisation training. This course is therefore suitable for Occupational Health Clinicians, Immunisation Nurses, Practice Nurses, Pharmacists and any Healthcare Professionals administering vaccines.

 

So what’s included in this foundations of immunisation online training course?

Firstly, this is an interactive, engaging, and comprehensive online course. We have therefore included all of the modules recommended in the National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training (PHE) document.

 

Foundations of Immunisation Core 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

 

Vaccine Preventable Disease Options (firstly browse the headings below then choose from the dropdown above)

 

UK Immunisation Schedule vaccines option:

  • Includes Diphtheria, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Hepatitis B, Human papillomavirus – HPV (certain serotypes), Measles, Meningococcal disease (certain serogroups), Mumps, Pertussis (whooping cough), Pneumococcal disease (certain serotypes), Polio, Rotavirus, Rubella, Shingles, Tetanus

 

Flu vaccines option:

  • Includes All flu vaccines available in the UK
  • Introduction to Seasonal Influenza
  • The nature of Flu
  • The UK Annual Flu Programme
  • Simple summaries

 

Covid-19 vaccine option:

  • Includes all Covid-19 vaccines available in the UK
  • Introduction to COVID-19
  • The nature of COVID-19
  • The UK COVID-19 vaccination programme

 

School Health vaccines option:

  • Includes Diphtheria, Human papillomavirus (HPV) (certain serotypes), Meningococcal disease (certain serogroups), Polio, Tetanus

 

NHS Travel vaccines option:

  • Includes Cholera, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Polio, Tetanus, Typhoid

 

Fundamentals of Travel Health option: Incredible value for money!

This option includes our Fundamentals of Travel Health course which will provide any clinician new the field of travel health a solid foundation to practice clinically. All of the private and nhs travel vaccines modules are included:

  • Cholera, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Polio, Tetanus, Typhoid
  • Hepatitis B, Japanese Encephalitis, Meningococcal disease (certain serogroups), Rabies, Tick-borne Encephalitis, Tuberculosis, Yellow Fever (Note that Yellow Fever vaccine can only be administered in a Registered Yellow Fever Centre)

Modules also included in this option are:

  • Practical provisions of running a Travel Health Service
  • Professional responsibilities for health professionals working in travel health
  • How to complete a comprehensive Travel Health Risk Assessment
  • Introduction to the ‘5T’s of Tropical Disease’ and the ‘Travel Vaccine Traffic Light’ tools.
  • Choosing reliable data sources
  • Travellers’ diarrhorea & food and water precautions
  • vector-borne diseases
  • diseases spread by human contact
  • diseases and hazards in the environment
  • Managing pre-existing conditions
  • Special risk groups
  • Malaria Risk Assessment and advice using the ABCD approach

 

Anaphylaxis management

 

Assessment

  • This foundations of immunisation training course is online therefore assessment is a written multiple choice assessment.

 

Other considerations with video assessment option

Please also note that Public Health England recommend a period of supervised practice in addition to comprehensive foundations of immunisation training for new immunisers (PHE).

In addition, the video assessment option requires access to further equipment . Therefore see below for the equipment you will require.

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So what’s NOT included in this foundations of immunisation online training course?

This is not an introduction to travel health course therefore we recommend completing our comprehensive Fundamentals of Travel Health course if you are going to be delivering a travel health service. This is also in line with Good Practice Guidance for Providing a Travel Health Service (RGPSG, 2020).

Adult and paediatric Basic Life support are also available in separate courses.

 

Are there any other considerations with foundations of immunisation training?

Please also note that Public Health England recommend a period of supervised practice in addition to comprehensive foundations of immunisation training for new immunisers (PHE).

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Additional information

Vaccine options

with Fundamentals of Travel Health, with UK Adult & Child schedule vaccines, with Flu vaccines, with Covid-19 vaccines, with School Health vaccines, with NHS Travel vaccines

Online or Video Assessment

Fully online, with Video Assessment

1 review for New to Immunisation (Online)

  1. Johnathan Smith

    Very engaging. Covered everything in easy to follow format. Submitting a video assessment was so much easier than having to arrange face to face assessment. As either none are available or only available ones are too far away. Eg My nearest one was in Birmingham, and I live in Liverpool. My staff and I feel that if anyone else was in a similar situation need we would point them to this course .

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