New to Immunisation for HCSWs – Elearning

(24 customer reviews)

£65.50

Foundations of Immunisation training course for Health Care Support Workers (HCSWs) who are new to immunisation. Includes individual modules for Shingles, Pneumococcal, and Vitamin B12 Deficiency.

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Flu Training 2023/24 - Elearning

This flu training 2023/24 course is suitable for any health professional that is administering the Seasonal Influenza vaccination in the 2023/24 season.

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Covid-19 vaccine training

This COVID-19 vaccine training course covers all of the relevant information about Covid-19 disease and the current Covid-19 vaccine products.

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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.

 

Immunisation Video Assessment

Video assessment option for Immunisation courses. This option adds an additional practical assessment where you are required to submit a video which is assessed by one of our immunisation nurse instructors.

YOU WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT FOR THIS OPTION WHICH IS NOT INCLUDED WITH THE PRODUCT

Description

This is Foundations of Immunisation training for HCSWs (Health Care Support Workers) online who are new to immunisation.  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. Also included are individual modules for Shingles, Pneumococcal, and Vitamin B12 deficiency.

 

So who is it suitable for?

Above all, Health Care Support Workers administering vaccines should undertake foundation immunisation training. This course is therefore suitable for any Health Care Support Worker wishing to administering vaccines.

 

So what’s included in this foundations of Immunisation training for HCSWs online 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
  • Anaphylaxis and adverse reactions
  • Documentation, record keeping and reporting
  • Strategies for optimising immunisation uptake

 

Disease/Vaccine Modules

  • Shingles (Herpes zoster)
  • Zostavax vaccine
  • Shingrix vaccine
  • Pneumococcal disease
  • Previnar 13 vaccine
  • Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23)
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency

 

Anaphylaxis management

 

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

 

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

 

UK Immunisation Schedule vaccines:

  • 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

 

 

Assessment

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

 

Considerations with the video assessment option (select as an add on from the list).

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 training for HCSWs online 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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24 reviews for New to Immunisation for HCSWs – Elearning

  1. Meet Patel (verified owner)

    The diagrams help to demonstrate where the correct locations for each type of vaccination are.

  2. Sherri Hardy (verified owner)

    interesting courese

  3. Meet Patel (verified owner)

    The diagrams help to demonstrate where the correct locations for each type of vaccination are.

  4. Jahmena Pospisilova (verified owner)

    I really enjoyed this course and would recommend to those who have vaccinated before.

  5. georgina wright (verified owner)

    nice course

  6. Glinys Field (verified owner)

    I liked most items. I found some difficult but realise th

  7. Jahmena Pospisilova (verified owner)

    I really enjoyed this course and would recommend to those who have vaccinated before.

  8. Gemma Stewart (verified owner)

    Enjoyed the course, set at correct level for myself.

  9. Louise Storer (verified owner)

    course very good

  10. Tracey Peate (verified owner)

    very informative for students with little or no knowledge of vaccines ,thoroughly enjoyed it

  11. Glinys Field (verified owner)

    I liked most items. I found some difficult but realise th

  12. Gemma Stewart (verified owner)

    Enjoyed the course, set at correct level for myself.

  13. Louise Storer (verified owner)

    course very good

  14. Tracey Michell

    Very informative. Enjoyed the course good amount of knowledge.

  15. Andrea Read

    Very informative! The information is easy to access and covers a wide range of knowledge and skills

  16. Jacky Cotton

    Clear information! Videos were concise but explained topics well. Links to Green Book and other supporting resources helpful. Needed to read through the additional resources to consolidate the information given

  17. Susie Alington

    Helpful and interactive. Although some of the films were a little slow I felt it covered many useful aspects about vaccinating.

  18. Tracey Peate (verified owner)

    very informative for students with little or no knowledge of vaccines ,thoroughly enjoyed it

  19. Meet Patel (verified owner)

    The diagrams help to demonstrate where the correct locations for each type of vaccination are.

  20. Glinys Field (verified owner)

    I liked most items. I found some difficult but realise th

  21. Jahmena Pospisilova (verified owner)

    I really enjoyed this course and would recommend to those who have vaccinated before.

  22. Gemma Stewart (verified owner)

    Enjoyed the course, set at correct level for myself.

  23. Louise Storer (verified owner)

    course very good

  24. Tracey Peate (verified owner)

    very informative for students with little or no knowledge of vaccines ,thoroughly enjoyed it

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