Immunisation and Vaccination Training Update

This course will provide a clear understanding of the flu vaccine including the theoretical background of inter-muscular injection techniques, the safety issues related to vaccination of the general adult population and the legal aspects of vaccination.

Suitable for: Immunisers within Primary Care who require their annual update.

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To provide an annual update on principles and practice of vaccinations including the current policy and how this is reflected in a Primary Care environment.


  • Identify types of influenza virus and summarise the vaccines available
  • Outline the flu vaccine eligibility
  • Discuss best methods for vaccine administration and outline possible adverse reactions
  • Contraindications to flu vaccines
  • Discuss infection control, skin cleansing, vaccine storage, recording and consent
  • Overview of PGDs

Please note: Registered Nurses, Midwifes and GPs must read, understand and sign PGDs. Health Care Assistants and Phlebotomists are not legally eligible to use PGDs and can only administer injections under instruction from their GP practice using a prescription or a Patient Specific Direction (PSD).

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Immunisation and Vaccination Training

At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Describe the current flu vaccines
  • Identify any recent issues relating to flu vaccination schedule
  • Critically analyse best methods used in the administration of vaccinations
  • Discuss storage (including cold chain), holding, consent and recording
  • Discuss responsibilities relating to PGDs

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£114.00 (including VAT)


9am – 12.30pm



Kingsbridge Training Academy
10 Falcon Way, Boucher Road,
Belfast, BT12 6SQ

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3 CPD Hours