Pharmacist Immunisation Training

  • This course is intended to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to safely and competently provide immunisations to people within the community pharmacy environment.
  • Pharmacists completing this one-day course will obtain a certificate issued by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.

Download the Enrolment Form Here

2019 Immunisation Training Dates

2019 Scheduled Course Dates

Immunisation Training:

Wednesday, 10th April 2019

Wednesday, 17th April 2019

Please note that all dates are 9:00am - 5:00pm

Course Prerequisites

Immunisation Pre-Requisites

  • Completion of online pre learning modules
  • Current general registration with AHPRA
  • ASCIA Anaphylaxis e-training for Pharmacists
  • Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)
  • Provide CPR (HLTAID001) - (The HLTAID003 includes the CPR Certificate HLTAID001)

Please note all listed pre requisites must be completed and provided prior to attendance of workshop.
DELIVERY
A blended delivery with two components
1. Online pre learning modules (6 hours approx.)
2. Face to Face workshop (8 hours)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Accreditation for this course is 35 Group 2 CPD points

Course Duration & Cost

One face-to-face training day: 09:00 - 17:00

Completion of pre-learning activities required

The 2019 Courses are priced at:

Immunisation Training - $550 (GST Free) for Members, $880 (GST Free) for Non-Members

To Register

    Members are advised to refer to the Immunisation Cancellation & Refund policy, prior to submitting their registration.

    Please call the WA Branch at 9429 4100 or download the enrolment forms at the top of this page.

    You can email or fax the completed forms to reception@wa.guild.org.au or our fax number, 9324 2075.

Pharmacy Immunisation Service Resources

The Pharmacy Guild has made available a number of resources that you may find useful when implementing your Pharmacy Immunisation Service. These resources are free for Guild Members to download using the links below.

If you are not already logged in, the below links will prompt you to log in before redirecting you to the resources. 

Consumer Information Factsheet

*WA Pre-screening Consent Form

Calling an Ambulance Poster

CPR Poster

Emergency Response Protocol

Immunisation Aftercare cards can be ordered from the WA Branch HERE.

*Please note these resources are specific to WA

Annual Updates for Pharmacist Immunisers

Pharmacists that have successfully completed the pharmacist immunisation training in WA are reminded of the requirement to update the following annually:

CPR Certificate
HLTAID001

There are no CPR courses currently scheduled to be held at the WA Branch. Members can access CPR Refresher training through Red Cross Training services.

ASCIA Anaphylaxis
Free Online Training

ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for pharmacists has been developed by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) to provide ready access to reliable anaphylaxis education for pharmacists throughout Australia and New Zealand, at no charge.

CLICK FOR ASCIA TRAINING

WA Health Online Influenza Module
Free Online Training

Qualified pharmacist immunisers are required to update their knowledge on influenza vaccines for each influenza season. The WA Department of Health has an online Influenza Update Module available on the website.

The WA Health Influenza Module provides the user with general influenza information and also reflects recent changes in influenza immunisation. A certificate can be printed upon successful completion of the module. Evidence must be kept by the pharmacist immuniser that the updates have been completed.

CLICK FOR INFLUENZA UPDATE

Maintaining Your First Aid Certificate - Renew every three years to stay current

In addition to the annual training updates detailed above, you must also ensure your First Aid qualification is up to date.

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid must be renewed every three years.

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Page last updated 04 April 2019