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Flu Update (pm)


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1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Monday 8th July 2019

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at Practice Nurses and HCAs/HCSWs who are administering influenza, pneumococcal pneumonia and herpes zoster vaccinations. HCAs/HCSWs 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.

Max Participants: 4


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For All Healthy Living Centre


Address:

68 Lonsdale Avenue
Weston Super Mare
BS23 3SJ

Telephone:

01934 427426

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