This is a mandatory half day update. The course will ensure delegates practice immunisation more effectively, from assessment to administration in both adults and children. It will enhance the care you are able to deliver by ensuring your skills and knowledge are maintained, developed and up to date. You will receive a certificate of attendance from the prestigious City University London.

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Immunity

  • Factors affecting sero-protection

  • Where to obtain contemporary information concerning immunisation (e.g. Immunisation Against Infectious Diseases and other websites)

  • Vaccination of individuals with uncertain or incomplete immunisation status (Public Health England, 2014)

  • Anaphylaxis: recognition and treatment.

  • Assessment, documentation and obtaining informed consent-

  • The childhood immunisation programme: composition and recent changes to the programme. The childhood immunisation programme will include vaccines that are administered from six weeks, such as the BCG, the primary immunisation schedule (i.e. at two, three and four months), all routine vaccinations to preschool age, the HPV programme the influenza programme (from six months +) and other immunisation programmes

How long is the course?

Each course is 3.5 hours long

When and where are the courses running? How do I book?

Below dates of upcoming courses. Venues vary depending on the date. Click on the desired date to register your place:

How much is the cost? 

Cost per place is £70

Who is the tutor?

Marie is a Senior Lecturer in Practice Nursing with extensive experience in the field, from clinical to managerial roles. In her role as Senior Lecturer, she develops curricula tailored to meet the changing needs of today's Practice Nurse. One of these curricula developments is the BSc (Hons) Primary Care (Practice Nursing) degree, with an emphasis on long term conditions. During her 14 years at City University she has developed immunisation courses for Registered Nurses, Pharmacists and Healthcare Support Workers.