Immunisation and Travel Health

Primary Care Training Centre
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Course Delivery & Duration

Interactive study day

Suitable For

Nurses in Primary Care.

If you are new to travel health, there is a two day training course available, which assumes no prior knowledge of this subject. See our website for more details.

Outline Content

This study day is suitable for nurses requiring an annual immunisation update and currently doing travel health consultations. It aims to provide an update for childhood and other national campaign vaccinations and to cover hot topics in travel health.

Students should have previously completed a full day training programme for new immunisers, and be experienced in giving basic travel health advice.

Learning Outcomes

  • To ensure health professionals are giving up to date advice and administering vaccinations in accordance with current recommendations, and feel confident in recommending immunisation.
  • To provide opportunity for discussion of current issues surrounding immunisation.
  • To highlight any changes in the national immunisation schedule, and provide information about the implementation of these changes.
  • To deepen travel health knowledge, with particular reference to new information.

Section Headings

  • Current vaccination and immunisation schedule
  • Clinical risk groups
  • Contraindications
  • Adverse reactions
  • Legal and ethical considerations
  • Cold chain
  • What is current in travel health?
  • Malaria update
  • Focus on special groups (variable)
  • Current outbreaks

Dates available on arrangement

Primary Care Training Centre can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

If there are sufficient students (usually 20-24 students), our tutors can come to you at a big saving in time as well as travel and accommodation costs for the students. We call these courses/study days delivered in your area Satellites.

We make it easy to organise training. We come to you and we guarantee improvements in patient care and outcomes. The course content and teaching is identical wherever the teaching days are held. Please contact the Training Centre to discuss how we can assist you with your training needs.
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