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.

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CPR and First Aid Refresher

  • REQUIRE CPR REFRESHER?
    The CPR component of a first aid certificate only lasts 12 months. If you require a refresher for your CPR to stay valid, you can complete HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation during this session.
  • HLTAID003 REFRESHER
    These units of competence outline the knowledge and skills necessary to perform first aid response, life support and management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders until the arrival of medical or other assistance. Learners will receive a Statement of Attainment at the successful completion of the course, in the following unit of competency: HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • **Please note you must renew the HLTAID003 every three years**

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2019 Immunisation and First Aid Training Calendar

2019 Scheduled Course Dates

Immunisation Training:

Thursday, 14th February

Wednesday, 20th February 

Thursday, 28th February

Wednesday, 6th March

Thursday, 14th March

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

CPR & First Aid Refresher Courses:

CPR - Wednesday, 30th January - 9:00a, - 12:00pm

First Aid - Thursday, 31st January - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Course Objectives

HLTAID003 PROVIDE FIRST AID
These units of competence outline the knowledge and skills necessary to perform first aid response, life support and management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders until the arrival of medical or other assistance. Learners will receive a Statement of Attainment at the successful completion of the course, in the following unit of competency: HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

REQUIRE CPR REFRESHER?
The CPR component of a first aid certificate only lasts 12 months. If you require a refresher for your CPR to stay valid, you can complete HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation during this session.

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 currently pending however CPD points will be available and further information regarding the same will be available in the new year.

First Aid Pre-Requisites

  • Participants are required to complete an online pre-learning assessment prior to attending the one day face-to-face workshop.

Course Duration & Cost

  • One face-to-face training day: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Completion of pre-learning activities required

Available exclusively to Guild Members and their staff, the 2019 Courses are priced at:

Immunisation Training - $550 (GST Free)

First Aid Training - $120

CPR Refresher (Half-Day) - $50

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 click on the links above

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.

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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.

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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 14 December 2018