Vaccination (practical skills for all vaccines)

£132.00 inc VAT

(£110.00 + VAT)
RPS

This open course covers all practical skills required to allow the Pharmacist to vaccinate adults and children over the age of 2 years old.

It is suitable for Pharmacists:
– new to vaccines
– wishing to upskill from just flu
– who have had full training but are not regularly delivering vaccines

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Description

Vaccination (practical skills for all vaccines)

This open course covers all practical skills required to allow the Pharmacist to vaccinate adults and children over the age of 2 years old.

Exciting addition: Training will also include throat swabbing to enable the pharmacist to offer a Strep A test and treat service.


Duration: 4½ hours

Suitable for:

  • Pharmacists new to vaccines
  • Pharmacists wishing to upskill from just flu
  • Pharmacists who have had full training but not regularly delivering vaccines

At the end of the course delegates will be able to demonstrate:

  • How to set up for a vaccination clinic
  • Safe intramuscular and subcutaneous injection techniques
  • Intranasal administration of vaccines
  • Child positioning for vaccination
  • Reconstitution of vaccines
  • Adult and Paediatric basic life support
  • Recognition of anaphylaxis and other adverse reactions
  • Administration of adrenaline via an ampoule or any auto-injector

Course delivery:

  • Demonstration
  • Discussion
  • Practice under supervision

Course assessment:

  • Demonstration of safe vaccination techniques
  • Demonstration of basic life support skills for adults and children
  • Successful completion of a theory quiz