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Injection training course for healthcare assistants

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Study day: Injection training course for healthcare assistants

Learn the correct procedures to safely administer influenza, pneumonia and B12 injections to the adult patient.

Course content includes:

  • Immunology, anatomy and physiology
  • Risk groups and criteria for immunisation
  • Documentation, valid consent and accountability
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Administration of medicines
  • Administration of injections
  • Anaphylaxis.

 

Who is this study day for? Healthcare assistants with over two years’ experience who have completed a trust-based healthcare assistant development programme or equivalent. NVQ level 3 is also desirable.

All applicants must have a named nurse mentor who will have to attend the pre-course workshop.

Study day code: CD0086N

Location:Kingston University

Pattern of Delivery: 2 and a half days

Course dates:*

  • 31 January 2018 (14.00-16.00: mandatory pre-course workshop for all applicants and mentors)
    • 13, 14 February 2018 (9.30-16.30)
    • Exam date: 26 February 2018 (10.00-12.00)
  • 16 July 2018 (14.00-16.00: mandatory pre-course workshop for all applicants and mentors)
    • 17, 18 July 2018 (9.30-16.30)
    • Exam date: 25 July 2018 (10.00-12.00)

*Dates may change

Fee:£363

Study day leader: Francina Hyatt and Annie Spalton

Assessment: Multiple choice examination

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