Immunology and Vaccination for Registered Practitioners new to Immunisation and Vaccination practice

Immunology and Vaccination for Registered Practitioners new to Immunisation and Vaccination practice

These workshops have been developed for any registered practitioner who will be delivering immunisations in any setting.

Entry and Admissions

LEVEL:Short Course / CPD



COURSE LENGTH: You are required to attend 9.00am - 4.30pm

SCHOOL: School of Community Health and Midwifery

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: 23 September 2020

Entry Requirements:

Who should attend? Any registered practitioners new to immunisations.

Maximum number of participants: 15

Course Content

To achieve competence in immunisation and vaccination the registered practitioner must undertake three components:

1. Complete specified HEE e-learn modules
2. Attend one full day workshop
3. Complete the PHE competency assessment tool

These training sessions have been developed around the Public Health England (2018) Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation Training for Registered Healthcare Practitioners.

Academic Expertise


Family, Community and Public Health Team

The Family, Community and Public Health Team have been involved in delivering vaccinations and training to different client groups for a number of years.

Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the workshop participants will develop knowledge in the Public Health England (2018) 12 core areas of immunisation:

1. The aims of immunisation, national vaccine policy and schedules
2. The immune response to vaccines and how vaccines work
3. Vaccine preventable diseases
4. The different types of vaccines, their composition and the indications and contraindications
5. Current issues in immunisation
6. Communicating with patients, parents and carers about vaccines
7. Legal issues in immunisation
8. Storage and handling of vaccines
9. Correct administration of vaccines
10. Anaphylaxis and adverse reactions
11. Documentation, record keeping and reporting
12. Strategies for optimising immunisation uptake

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

Course fee: £90

How to Apply

Please book your place via our Online Booking System.

For further information please contact:

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400