Back to calendar

Event Information

HCA Core Imms (2 day)

Jump to venue info

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Thursday 8th September 2022 to Friday 9th of September 2022 3:30 PM

This is a 2 day course Thursday 8 September 2022 and Friday 9 September 2022 (both dates to be attended)

Who should attend?

This bespoke immunisation training for Health Care Assistants (HCAs) is based on the “National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training of Healthcare Support Workers”

Learning Objectives

Health care support workers (HCWS) New Immunisers Foundation Training aims to ensure that all HCSWs engaging in any aspect of immunisation are trained to:
Provide accurate and up-to-date information about relevant diseases and vaccines to their patients
Consult a registered healthcare professional when further information is required for the patient’s needs
Ensure their practice is safe and effective – evidence based and in line with RCN and PHE guidance
Give a high standard of care – best practice as per NICE, RCN and PHE guidance
Demonstrate competency in administration of intranasal flu vaccine (children only), inactivated injectable influenza, pneumococcal and Shingles vaccinations to adults – competency framework provided
Demonstrate competency in recognition and management of anaphylaxis and basic life support
Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate management of adverse reactions
Demonstrate an understanding of their role and its limitations

Max Participants: 0

Venue Information