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Occupational Health Immunisations Update

course information

This one-day immunisation update is aimed at health professionals working in an Occupational Health capacity.

aims and objectives

  • To understand the role and importance of Immunisation and vaccination

  • To be able to explain the aims of immunisation, describe national policy and schedules and deal with variations to the schedule

  • To understand the legal framework of Immunisation

  • To understand the legal aspects of supply and administration of vaccines

course contents

  • This course provides a comprehensive update in the following immunisations/vaccinations.

  • Dip/Tet/Pertusis/Polio

  • MMR

  • Hepatitis A

  • Hepatitis B

  • TB

  • BCG (screening and testing) Mantoux

  • Influenza update

  • Anaphylaxis

  • The legal frameworks of immunisation update and vaccinations

  • PGD’s and PSD’s

  • Technique/practical if needed

  • Administration

  • Capacity and Consent

  • Record-keeping and reporting

  • Strategies: improving immunisation rates

  • Cold chain

  • Documentation

  • Contraindications

  • Current Issues in Immunisation

who should attend?

  • Occupational Health Staff, including Technicians and Nurses

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