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AR52 Immunisation and anaphylaxis: refresh & refine your skills

Course summary

For experienced immunisers, this course will ensure your skills are current and meet national minimum standards. It is an opportunity to share your expertise and learn from others.

Who should attend?

Practice Nurses

Important notes

Certificate of attendance and course materials are provided.


Course duration Course CPD In-house Course
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) POA

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Aims / objectives

  • Revise immunity and immunisation against infectious disease
  • Review safe storage and administration of vaccines
  • Check current child and adult immunisation programmes
  • Discuss complex immunisation histories
  • Identify resources on best practice in immunisation
  • Examine current anaphylaxis guidelines

Course programme

  • Introduction and background immunity
  • Factors affecting vaccine uptake
  • Injection technique
  • Cautions and contra indications
  • Childhood immunisation programme
  • HPV programme
  • BCG vaccination
  • Influenza and pneumococcal programme
  • Case studies (complex histories)
  • Anaphylaxis

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