The Flu Vaccination training course is suitable for registered nurses and experienced health care assistants working within primary care, and who have successfully completed the Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination for Health Care Assistants course.

Upon completion of the flu vaccination training course participants will have a sound understanding of seasonal influenza and vaccinations, the theoretical background of intermuscular injection techniques, the safety issues related to vaccination of the general adult population and the legal aspects of vaccination.

During the session participants will demonstrate the safe administration of the vaccine using best practice techniques within the NMC guidelines, describe adverse reactions and methods to cope with such situations.

Please note: A competency framework is included in this training. Competency is achieved in the workplace following the training. Each procedure needs to be signed off by a qualified, senior member of staff. The completed document can then be used to identify the individuals’ competence.

Course Summary

Our Flu Vaccination training is just one of the many clinical training courses offered by Acute Training Solutions. The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • National policy and schedules
  • The immune system and how vaccines work
  • Storage and handling of vaccines
  • Legal aspects, documentation and record keeping
  • Improving immunisation rates
  • Administration of vaccines
  • Recognition and management of anaphylaxis
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Competency framework

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We understand that your reputation is built on the quality of your staff and training will ultimately play a fundamental part in their approach to caring for others. To find out how Acute can help you, please email us at, or contact us using the methods below:

02920 494 969

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Level: 2

Max attendees: 15

Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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