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Influenza Update (pm)

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1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Monday 5th September 2022

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at all registered staff and HCAs who are administering influenza, pneumococcal pneumonia and herpes zoster vaccinations. HCAs who attend this update must have completed a recognised 2 day immunisation training course previously.

Aims and objectives

This is an update on `flu, pneumococcal and shingles with a particular focus on seasonal ‘flu.
We will also consider injection techniques, legal issues, adverse events, practice and resource issues.
By the end of this session you should be able to:
Differentiate between seasonal and pandemic flus.
Recognise the risk implications and burden of disease for flu
List flu prevention and management approaches.
Apply the CMO 2018 influenza vaccination policy in local practice.
Recognise legal requirements for delivering a safe vaccination service.
Identify the practical procedures and best practice in vaccine administration.
Identify quality sources of further information.
Develop an action plan of what you need to do in practice.
Know how to respond in the event of an anaphylactic reaction or adverse event.

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