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Vaccination & Anaphylaxis



Vaccination programmes are amongst the most successful public health measures. This 3.5-hour interactive training workshop will be of interest to any healthcare professional who delivers or advises on immunisation. We can adjust this face-to-face programme to suit the needs of the group and it can be complimented with a range of our online training courses.

General information:

  • Maximum no of course participants: 12.
  • Course duration: 3.5 hours.

Learning outcomes include:


  • Understand the professional and legal issues relating to vaccination programmes.
  • Understand the importance of proper vaccine storage and handling.
  • Identify vaccine-preventable diseases.
  • Identify an appropriate anatomical site for vaccination.
  • Safely perform a vaccination following a period of supervised practice and assessment of competency.
  • Identify the complication associated with vaccination.
  • Understand the physiology and triggers of anaphylaxis, and management.
  • Identify the early signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis and how to manage this emergency condition.
  • Understand how to perform adult and / or paediatric basic life support in accordance with UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

Course content includes:



Vaccination Technique
  • Intramuscular (IM) injection.
  • Subcutaneous (SC) injection.
  • Intradermal (ID) injection.
  • Intranasal delivery.
Anaphylaxis
  • Recognition and management.
  • Distinguishing from simple faint etc.
  • The use of adrenaline autoinjectors.
Basic life support (by-stander CPR) adult and / or paediatric
  • Chest compressions.
  • Compression: rescue breaths ratios.


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