complete Introduction to Shingles Vaccine for HCAs - Virtual Training
Wessex LMCs Ltd LEaD Account event
Tuesday 2 March 2021 at A smart device near you!
This is a morning event.
Times: 09:30 - 12:30
Mrs Julia Judd
Mrs Julia O'Mara
Training 9:30 - 12:30pm
This training will be conducted online via the Zoom App. To participate you will need to use an appropriate device with microphone and speaker (a camera is optional). As well as booking your place here, you will need to register to join this event and the link to register will be sent to you in the reminder email which will go out two weeks before the webinar, please look out for it in your junk email if necessary.
This webinar is suitable for experienced health care assistants and will provide all of the resources and tools necessary to deliver shingles immunisations. A prerequisite for HCA attendance is experience of general practice and evidence of learning in line with DoH Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training.
Delegates will receive a comprehensive workbook and competencies to be signed off by a mentor in practice. Any HCA attending will require a period of supervised practice and review of practice annually including annual CPR and anaphylaxis updates. Upon completion of the course and workbook the clinician will have an awareness of the roles and responsibility associated with administration of the Shingles vaccination.
NB: This immunisation training course has been approved by PHE/NHS England South West Screening and Immunisation Team as conforming to the national minimum standards for immunisation training
- What is shingles
- Undertaking a risk assessment of the patient prior to immunisation
- Consent and documentation
- Legal implications of advanced practice
- Knowledge of NMC guides to medicine management and patient specific directives
- Side effects/contraindications/follow up care/ anaphylaxis management
- Safe handling and storage of vaccination including infection control
- Practical demonstration to include consultation and procedure
- Perform the consultation and procedure with confidence and competence.
A smart device near you!
Is the training accessible to wheelchairs? Yes
Name: Giselle Thornton
Phone: 023 8025 3874
If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them in advance of the course to let them know.
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