This course is designed to provide Pharmacists involved in delivering the national flu immunisation programme with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively deliver the flu vaccine programme and promote high uptake of flu vaccination.
The course will run over a half-day session and will include:
Delegates will also receive course handouts and further learning signposts.
The course is for Pharmacists signed up to deliver the NHS Annual Flu Plan in line with the service specification.
It is recommended that all attendees have read the Service Specification: Community Pharmacy Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Advanced Service prior to attendance as this will only be covered in brief. In order for attendees to adequately assess ability to consent, it is recommended that attendees familiarise themselves with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 prior to attending the course. Available from http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2005/9/contents
By the end of the session you will be able to:
By the end of the course you will be confident in the administration of the flu vaccine and have an awareness of the procedures for managing anaphylaxis and basic life support.
The course will be delivered by:
Allison Brindley, Registered Nurse: Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing
Allison's clinical background is in primary care, working as a general practice nurse where she has managed and delivered flu vaccination programmes for 10 years. Allison delivers immunisation training at DMU for those new to immunisation in line with Public Health England recommendations.
Shona Green, Registered Nurse: Senior Lecturer in Emergency Care
Shona's background is within emergency and urgent care. She has worked at De Montfort University for four years and leads the PGDip Advanced Practice in Urgent Primary Care course and also the BSc/PGCE Practice Nursing.
The course will be delivered at De Montfort University, Leicester in specialist clinical skills teaching areas.
There will be limited facilities available on campus as the course is delivered on a Sunday.
£100 no vat per person
To find out more contact the Health Skills team on:
T: +44 (0)116 257 7289
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