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Event Series Event Series: Flu update

Flu update

10 July 2023 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

£20.00

This course is aimed at registered staff and HCAs who are new to administering influenza, pneumococcal (pneumonia) and herpes zoster (shingles) vaccinations. Staff who have previously administered flu, pneumonia & shingles vaccinations should complete the self-directed training package.

A prerequisite to attending this training is individuals must have previously undertaken either of the following:

  • Avon LMC 2-day core immunisation training (or equivalent)
  • Completed the Core immunisation self-directed e-learning package.

To access the self-directed core immunisation learning package please contact mandy@almc.co.uk

Aims and objectives

This training includes `flu, pneumococcal and shingles with a particular focus on seasonal ‘flu.

We will also consider injection techniques, legal issues, adverse events, practice and resource issues.

By the end of this session you should be able to:

  • Differentiate between seasonal and pandemic flus.
  • Recognise the risk implications and burden of disease for flu
  • List flu prevention and management approaches.
  • Recognise legal requirements for delivering a safe vaccination service.
  • Identify the practical procedures and best practice in vaccine administration.
  • Identify quality sources of further information.
  • Develop an action plan of what you need to do in practice.
  • Know how to respond in the event of an anaphylactic reaction or adverse event.

Details

Date:
10 July 2023
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Cost:
£20.00
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