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2 Day Basic Travel Health training for Practice Nurses in H&R CCG & EHS CCG

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Herstmonceux Health Centre

Hailsham Road

Herstmonceux

BN27 4JX

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An introduction to travel health for registered health professionals who have not undertaken basic immunisation training. It reflects the RCN competency framework for travel health medicine, the HPA standards for immunisation training and DH immunisation policy. Also addresses legal and professional accountability in accordance with the requirements stipulated by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency and the NMC Standards for Medicines Management.

The course offers an enhanced understanding of indemnity by examining the recommendations of the MDU, the BMA and the RCN.

Aims/outcomes

To develop an enhanced understanding of travel health issues for the client and the practitioner

Content

  • National and international guidelines and policy requirements; sources of guidance and information

  • HPA immunisation standards for practice and the RCN travel health core competencies:

    • General standards for all nurses working in travel health

    • Travel health consultations

    • Professional responsibilities for nurses working in travel health

    • Immunology and vaccine technology

    • Public perceptions about immunisation

    • Vaccine storage, handling, administration, & record keeping

    • Understanding and management of anaphylaxis

    • Risk assessment: - the traveller; the destination; travel duration; travel itineries; special needs

    • Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination

    • Health promotion and preventive measures for non vaccine preventable diseases

    • Health care abroad and health insurance

    • Travel health update

PLEASE NOTE: Tea and coffee will be provided but you need to bring your own lunch.

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Herstmonceux Health Centre

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BN27 4JX

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