The point of a needle: travel health and vaccinations
2 December @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Healthcare professionals and medical providers.
Immunization is a highly successful public health intervention protecting individuals throughout their life and saving thousands of lives every year. This course provides vital knowledge and understanding of up-to-date immunization policies.
Training topics will include
- Travel health
- Vaccination update
- FAQs from parents/guardians.
- To understand and be knowledgeable about the current immunisation programme within the UK
- To be knowledgeable of the worldwide travel vaccination programme
- To be able to advice and teach about the importance of vaccinations to encourage a high vaccine uptake.
Jane Graham, Director, Hieda
Trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Jane has 27 years of nursing background; 17 of which is in trauma and intensive care. Whilst in PICU, she had a number of different roles. Nine years of that included a role as a specialist retrieval nurse (CATS) that entailed travelling around the country to stabilize and bring back critically unstable children. To do this she learned advanced nursing and basic medical skills in resuscitation, all medical conditions, and trauma.
She went on to teach these skills to student nurses, qualified nurses and junior doctors as the Practice educator on intensive care. This role also involved lecturing regularly at South Bank University. She has been a DSL for Safeguarding at an independent boarding school where she was Lead Nurse. She is also an instructor for Qualsafe, an awarding body approved by the HSE.
- Member rate: £100
- Non-member rate: £200*
*If you would like to become a member and access discounted rates for Hieda CPD and events, please click here.