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Managing Immunisation Emergencies (New Immunisers)

Managing Immunisation Emergencies (New Immunisers)

This program is advisable for best practice for nurse immunisers and provides skills and knowledge for the nurse immuniser to respond to an AEFI.
The program also delivers essential knowledge and skills from the national training unit in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and frames the resuscitation within the context of an AEFI.
The program expands on adverse reactions eg hypotonic/hyporesponsive episodes and discusses the planning process used to determine emergency protocols and equipment.
During the workshop, relevant changes are highlighted, clinical practice issues are examined, skills demonstrated, practiced and assessed.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify a nurse immuniser's emergency response responsibilities

  • Recognise life-threatening adverse events occurring immediately following immunisation (AEFI)

  • Recognise the signs, symptoms and differential diagnosis of immediate adverse events following immunisation)

  • Manage an unconscious breathing person

  • Manage an unconscious non-breathing person using the cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) action plan

  • Perform CPR (infants, children and adults)

  • Apply infection control principles in emergency management and resuscitation

  • Communicate the details of the incident

Delivery Mode
6 hours and 30 minutes face-to-face training and assessment

Qualification Issued
A Statement of Attainment, HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation as well as a Statement of Participation, Managing Immunisation Emergencies (New Immunisers) will be issued to participants upon successful completion of this course.

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • Managing Immunisation Emergencies (New Immunisers)

More About This Course
Premium Health's nurse immuniser programs are only ever conducted by a nurse.
Some of the topics include:

  • Responsibilities of the immuniser

  • Critical incident management

  • Infection control

  • Resuscitation

  • Recognition and management of anaphylaxis following immunisation

Public Dates

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Hampton East (Training Room 1)

Hampton East (Training Room 1)
Premium Health Training Room 1 (Enter via South Road)
350 South Road
Hampton East VIC

Thu, 3 Dec 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
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