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Immunology and Vaccination

Immunology and Vaccination

These workshops have been developed for anyone who will be delivering immunisations in any setting and are also suitable for any experienced immunisers who require an update. This is a blended approach of both e learning and a face to face taught course. Those requiring an update need only attend for the afternoon session.

 

Entry and Admissions

Level:

Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Full time and Part time

Delivery Method:

Mixed Mode

Course Length:

New immunisers are required to attend 9am-4pm. For experienced immunisers requiring an update attendance is required from 1-4pm.

School:

School of Community Health and Midwifery

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Campus:

Preston

Start Date:

10/09/18, 18/10/18, 06/02/19

Entry Requirements:

You should attend if you are responsible for delivering immunisations i.e. general practice nurses, district nurses, health visitors, school nurses, sexual health nurses, midwives, prison nurses, healthcare assistants. 

Maximum number of participants:

Morning session: 20
Afternoon session: up to 30

Course Content

Course Outline:
These workshops have been developed for anyone who will be delivering immunisations in any setting and are also suitable for any experienced immunisers who require an update. This is a blended approach of both e learning and a face to face taught course. Those practitioners new to immunisation are required to receive comprehensive foundation immunisation training and therefore should attend the full taught day. There is also a requirement that these practitioners complete some elements of the elearning modules prior to attending the full day taught session.

Those requiring an update need only attend for the afternoon session.

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

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Attendance without examination 

Academic Expertise

Facilitators
Yasmin Perry & Katy Smyth

Yasmin & Katy 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 workshops participants will:

- Have learnt about the practical and legal implications of immunology and vaccination
- Be able to apply best practice in relation to administering vaccinations
- Be updated on any developments in vaccination delivery and programmes

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.

Testimonials

Attendee feedback answers to ‘What did you enjoy most about the workshop?’: ‘Discussions’

‘Learning about different working environments’

‘Learning from others experiences’

‘Information and print-outs’

‘Interaction’

Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

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
Email: SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

£90 (For full day 9am-4pm), £45 for half day (1pm-4pm)

How to Apply

Please book your place via our Online Booking System.

For further information please contact: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk.

 

 

 

 

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University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

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Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk