Face to face, virtual and eLearning options for ‘flu, travel and COVID vaccination.

We recognise that during the COVID19 pandemic, you may not be able to attend face to face training as usual. To help facilitate your learning we are providing the following options for immunisation training:

  • Practical workshops combined with online learning
  • Virtual COVID vaccination (practical skills) training 
  • Virtual classroom sessions combined with online learning *Sold out*
  • eLearning  training courses / bundles
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Practical workshops: vaccination techniques, anaphylaxis and BLS

*Limited availability** 

This accredited workshop will enable you to develop the practical skills required to vaccinate both adults and children against influenza (the ‘flu’) and other illnesses.

You will also be trained to recognise and manage anaphylaxis and how to perform basic life support (adults and children).

As this is a practical workshop we recommend that you complete any relevant eLearning before you attend at the workshop

During the practical workshop, all delegates will have their vaccination technique (IM and S/C) observed by the specialist trainer. However, we recommend that all delegates who are new to immunisation undertake a period of supervised competency assessment in your clinical area. We can provide a competency framework to assist this process.

  • Target audience: nurses, health care assistants, pharmacists and other registered health care staff involved in vaccination / immunisation. Please note: this training does not cover the role of an HCA or process of delegating the task. Currently this must be done at a local / organisational level.
  • Level: suitable for those new to vaccination (as part of a blended programme) as well as those requiring an update.
  • Course duration: 3.5 hours

You will also get access to our Vaccination Programme with Basic Life Support & Anaphylaxis (worth £40) which gives background theoretical knowledge. Online course enrolments will be sent once course is confirmed. All learners will receive a CPD certificate.

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Learning outcomes include:

  • Understand how to prepare for immunisation.
  • Understand how to reconstitute a vaccine.
  • Identify an appropriate anatomical site for vaccination in adults and children.
  • Safely perform a vaccination following a period of supervised practice and assessment of training competency.
  • Identify complications 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 (using auto injectors as well as ‘adrenaline packs’).
  • Understand how to perform adult and / or paediatric basic life support in accordance with UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines.
Click here to view important information about 2021 practical training and COVID-19
  • Due to COVID19 restrictions we aim to confirm all bookings for FULL (practical face-to-face*) training at least 28 days before the date of the practical workshop. At this time you will receive detailed delegate information including what PPE you will be required to wear during your training session.
  • Online course enrolments will be sent once course is confirmed.
  • We want to facilitate your learning, however everyone’s safety and well being remains our paramount concern. Therefore, please be aware that all practical workshops run the risk of being cancelled at short notice if we feel that it is in everyone’s best interest to do so. We will of course do everything we can to mitigate this risk.
  • As per CBT Training terms and conditions we recommend that you do not book travel arrangements in advance. Charles Bloe Training Ltd do not accept any liability for travel and accommodation costs if a training event is cancelled.
  • In the event that full training is unable to go ahead, you will receive a full refund.
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Covid Vaccination (Practical Skills) Training

These sessions will be delivered by a specialist nurse trainer who is currently administering COVID-19 vaccines as part of the mass vaccination programme.

This interactive training, delivered via our virtual classroom, aims to ‘top up’ and complement your COVID-19 eLearning and / or practical training so that you have the knowledge, skills and confidence to fulfil your role in the COVID-19 vaccination programme.

Target audience

They are suitable for registered and non-registered healthcare professionals as well as vaccination support workers.

Covid-19 Vaccination – Top up practical vaccination skills webinar: 2.5 hours

Includes reconstituting / drawing up the COVID vaccine; IM injection technique, anaphylaxis and BLS.

2.5 hour webinar content includes:
  • Training on reconstituting / drawing up the COVID vaccine: trainers will talk through the process, there will be practical demonstrations using expert videos. There will also be plenty of time for questions / discussions.
  • Top Tips
  • IM injection technique including location of deltoid muscle
  • Safe disposal of sharps
  • Recognition and management of anaphylaxis in a community vaccination setting
  • Basic life support (adults and paediatrics)
  • Next steps (i.e. self-competency, think about what you need for service delivery:equipment, processes, PPE..; know where to access information))
  • FAQs
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