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Travel Vaccination Courses For Nurses And Pharmacists

Travel vaccination courses for nurses and pharmacists that offer quality learning are sought after by many different parties – from those running pharmacies to GP surgeries looking to train their nurses. In the past decade, these surgeries and clinics (whether publicly-funded, private or both) have been used by many millions of people to get their travel vaccinations.

While pharmacists and nurses differ greatly in their respective job roles, vaccinations are where both overlap. Travel vaccinations are now offered by pharmacists and private travel vaccination clinics, as well as practice nursing teams at local GP surgeries within the NHS, so this type of vaccination training is extremely popular and well-subscribed. Travel vaccinations require a good amount of practical, face-to-face medical training. Unlike flu vaccinations, which is to protect against one disease, travel vaccinations must protect the patient against a multitude of different ailments, illnesses and diseases. This can vary depending on the patient's destination and may include boosters such as jabs for tetanus, polio and diphtheria. These boosters and some vaccinations to prevent cholera, hepatitis A and typhoid may be able for free under the health service; but others such as vaccines for rabies, meningitis and Japanese encephalitis require a fee. Each vaccine for these respective jabs – including others – will require different sets of storage requirements, dilution/restoration procedures and injection procedures. Regular training is vital to ensure that your staff stay on top of these differing requirements. This in turn helps ensure that patients are properly immunised against the diseases, illnesses and ailments they expect to be vaccinated against.

So where can you find travel vaccination courses for nurses, pharmacists and all other relevant health professionals? Simple – at ECG. We are the market leaders when it comes to training in both flu and travel vaccinations. To book a course today, just visit http://ecgtraining.co.uk/, give us a call on 0845 423 8993 or email enquiries@ecgtraining.co.uk.