Rabies Short Course

£19.00

This course is suitable for all Registered Healthcare Professionals, including Nurses, Pharmacists and GPs that administer this vaccine in practice…read more.

CPD Hours 1

 

 

Description

This rabies vaccine short course is part of the ‘Health Academy Short Course’ series and provides clinicians with specific information related to Rabies and the Rabipur®, Rabies vaccine BP® and Verorab® vaccines.

So who is this rabies vaccine short course suitable for?

This course is suitable for any experienced vaccinators who’s role will involve administering rabies containing vaccines. Therefore this could include immunisation nurses, practice nurses, pharmacists or any healthcare professional, or healthcare support worker administering vaccines.

What have we included in this short course?

We have designed the vaccine short courses to cover all the key information for understanding the fundamentals of the disease, and the available vaccines. Therefore this course includes information on the live vaccine and it’s risks. You should complete the course in approximately 60 minutes.

Course content:

  • Introduction to arthropod-borne diseases
  • The 5 Ts of rabies: Type – Type of organism and type of disease, Transmission route – How does the traveller become infected, Treatment & prevention – What treatments and preventative measures are available pre and post infection, Traveller’s Risk – What factors increase a traveller’s risk & Take home message – Key message for the traveller
  • rabies vaccines

So what’s not included in this rabies vaccine short course?

Please note: This is a stand alone rabies vaccine short course. Therefore this is not a Foundations of Immunisation Course for those new to immunising or an Annual Immunisation Update Course.

Other considerations

We also recommend completing a comprehensive Fundamentals of Travel Health course if you are going to be delivering a travel health service. This is in line with Good Practice Guidance for Providing a Travel Health Service (RGPSG, 2020).

Further travel health related short courses are also available here.

 

 

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