Flu Vaccination Training

We know that people appreciate being able to visit their pharmacy to get their flu jab. It’s more convenient and customers can visit their local pharmacy in their own time. Plus a flu vaccination service is a great way for your pharmacy to generate extra income at this crucial time. AAH are pleased to offer flu vaccination training with a choice of practical or online refresher training dependant on your training needs.

Flu vaccination practical training

Face to face training covers the following key areas:

  • Correct location of the injection site (deltoid)
  • Appropriate and safe technique for intramuscular and subcutaneous injection*
  • The consultation process
  • Gaining consent
  • Checking for contraindications
  • Checking the vaccine
  • Assessing an ill patient
  • Recognising and managing anaphylaxis
  • Adult and child basic life support
  • It provides fully certified skills for NHS and Private PGD
  • Nationwide training sessions
  • Training will take place on Sundays - duration 4 hours AM sessions begin at 8.30am / PM sessions begin at 1.30pm

* Inclusion of the subcutaneous injections meets practical training requirements of the NHS England national flu service

Flu vaccination online training

  • Understanding the information specified within PGDs
  • Awareness of the appropriate storage and handling of vaccines
  • Preparation required for their consultation room, equipment, vaccine and patients
  • The administration of vaccines including locating the correct anatomical site for injection and the appropriate injection technique (IM, IntraMuscular)
  • Tips for reducing the risk of needle stick injuries
  • Awareness of the required documentation, record keeping & reporting in relation to vaccinations
  • Recognising and managing anaphylaxis and other adverse reactions
  • The theory of basic life support
  • Link for online training to be provided to registered delegates via email (please provide email address at time of booking)
Qualifying Criteria
Practical & Online Training required
Online Only required
Prices start at
New to flu pharmacists
• Non-vaccinating
• No experience or live training
Yes
No
£120 Ex VAT
Returning pharmacists
• Completed online training last year
Yes
No
£120 Ex VAT
Returning pharmacists
• Attended live training last year
No
Yes
£25 Ex VAT

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