Pharmacy Guild Immunisation Course - CPD Information

Accreditation code: A2201PGA1-QLD

Learning objectives:

  1. Recognise the background to immunisation as a public health measure, including the body’s response to vaccination, and the role of immunisation in public health across a number of population groups
  2. Recognise immunisation requirements across the age continuum, including the National Immunisation Program
  3. Recognise the importance of recording immunisations
  4. Recognise the risks associated with a number of vaccine preventable diseases on the NIP, including the vaccination requirements in the community and vaccine administration requirements (contraindications, storage and administration)
  5. Identify the occupational requirements of pharmacists administering vaccines, including cold chain management, risk management, procedures and jurisdictional requirements
  6. Recognise the appropriate procedures for preparing and administering vaccines for children and adults, including consent, positioning, identifying injection sites , appropriate pre-screening and recording of vaccinations
  7. Recognise the appropriate procedures for preparing and administering vaccines for children, including positioning, identifying injection sites and development of catch-up schedules
  8. Identify appropriate after-care following immunisation, including recognition of adverse events following immunisation and anaphylaxis response

This activity has been accredited for 21 hours of Group 1 CPD (or 21 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 21 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 42 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

The Competency Standards: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6, 4.2, 4.5, 4.6, 5.2, 5.3

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