This two day foundation course follows the guidelines of the National Minimum Standards for Registered Healthcare Practitioners (2018) for immunisation training. It includes an overview of childhood and travel immunisations.
Participants should also have yearly one day updates. Please see our Immunisation Update course for further details.
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Past course delegates
The aims of immunisation:national policy and schedules
The immune system and how vaccines work
Vaccine preventable diseases
The different types of vaccines used and their composition
Current issues and controversies regarding immunisation
Communication with patients and parents
Legal aspects of vaccination
Medicines management - Storage and handling of vaccines
Correct administration of vaccines
Anaphylaxis and other adverse events
Documentation, record keeping and reporting
Strategies for improving immunisation rates
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