This comprehensive course is suitable for health care professionals who will be providing Tuberculosis (TB) immunisation services including nurses, occupational health workers, midwives, neonatal nurses, school nurses and Allied Health Professionals working in primary care.
The course is also suitable for anyone who is required to perform scar checks and/or provide BCG vaccination and related screening, or just has a general interest in TB services will find this course useful.
Information around what Tuberculosis (TB) is, and why it is an important public health issue.
Professional and legal guidance and standards around Tuberculosis (TB) and providing screening for vaccination services.
Screening for BCG vaccine and related procedures and equipment:
BCG vaccination and intradermal administration techniques.
Advise on aftercare of BCG vaccination site.
Working under PGD's/PSD's and other legal mechanisims for administering vaccines.
The student will be able to: