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HCA Core Imms (2 day)


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9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday 16th September 2021 to Friday 17th of September 2021 4:30 PM

This is a 2 day course Thursday 16 September 2020 and Friday 17 September 2020

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

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