The Course ‘Vaccination services delivered by Pharmacists’ has been approved by the SA Department of Health to train, mentor and coach Pharmacists in the techniques required to conduct a vaccination 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 Vaccination Services within a Community Pharmacy Environment must show currency in the following courses prior to attending.
*If HLTAID003 Provide first aid was completed in the 12 months prior to the Practical Workshop and Assessment. HLTAID001 and HLTAID003 will be accepted. The codes displayed above are the new qualification codes and replace the previously attained First Aid and CPR units.
(Please note: additional Courses above will attract an additional fee)
For further information, and to register your pharmacy with the SA Department of Health, click here.
Pharmacies must also register with the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR)
More dates may be released based on interest
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia reserves the right to cancel workshops that do not achieve minimum participation, in which case all registered attendees will be contacted to discuss alternatives.
Where: 12/202 Glen Osmond Road, Fullarton
Time: 8.45am - 4.00pm Lunch will be provided and any special dietary requirements to be advised at least 1 week prior to the date of the workshop
Click here to log into your GuildEd profile to enrol. Simply click on the course list tab in the top navigation and you will see the Vaccination course listed there for you. Follow the steps and select your preferred course date.
If you have any further queries, please email email@example.com or call 08 8304 8300
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
$500 – Guild Member OR pharmacist working for a Guild Member
$600 – Non Guild Member OR pharmacist working for a non Guild Member