The Course ‘Vaccination services delivered by Pharmacists’ has been approved by the SA Department of Health and Ageing to train, mentor and coach Pharmacists in the techniques required to conduct an immunisation service within a Community Pharmacy.
Pharmacists completing this course will obtain a statement of participation in:
‘Vaccination services delivered by Pharmacists’.
Pharmacists wishing to complete the course in conduct Immunisation Services within a Community Pharmacy Environment must show currency in the following courses prior to attending. Pharmacists must also be currently registered with SA Department of Health and Aging and submit a copy of their registration certificate prior to attending the course.
For further information, and to register your pharmacy with the Department of Health and Ageing, click here.
Pharmacies must also register with the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR)
(Additional Courses above may attract an additional fee)
Please email us so that we can enrol you in the course that suits.
The course equips Pharmacists with the following skills and knowledge:
Understanding Immunisation and the Australian Immunisation Program
Demonstrate preparing consumers for immunisation including questioning and pre-screening as per the Australian Immunisation Handbook
Demonstrate the collection of the vaccine including Strive for 5 guidelines, QCPP cold Chain requirements and correct collection techniques
Demonstrate preparing to administer the vaccine including preparing the injection site, completing the documentation and identifying the vaccine to the consumer
Managing Adverse Events including Anaphylaxis, Syncope, Fainting, Allergic reactions and preparing and implementing emergency plans and protocols
Follow up the immunisation procedure in line with the Australian Immunisation Handbook
$450 – Current Guild Member
$500 – Guild Member employee
$550 – Non-Guild Member