Oxford Vaccine Group is hosting two influenza vaccination update training sessions. The NHS England Screening and Immunisation Team (Thames Valley) are supporting OVG with the delivery of the programme. A summary update on shingles, pneumococcal (adult), Men ACWY and pertussis in pregnancy vaccination will also be included.

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Dates and venues (Delegates to attend only one event)

 Wednesday 13th September: Berkshire Maestros, Stoneham Court, Reading RG30 4EZ

 or

Wednesday 20th September: Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7LF

 Time:  9:00 – 12:30 (registration from 8:30)

Influenza vaccination will be covered first within the programme (9:00-11:45)

 Cost: £45

 

 Who is the event for?

This training is aimed at healthcare professionals who already as part of their role administer or promote the following immunisations; influenza, shingles, pneumococcal (adult), Men ACWY and pertussis in pregnancy.  For example, practice nurses, district nurses, school nurses and midwives.

 Programme:

Time

Topic

Speaker

08.30 - 09.00

Coffee & registration

 

09.00 – 09.05

Welcome from the Chair

Karen Ford, Immunisation Nurse Specialist, OVG

 

INFLUENZA

 

09.05 – 09.50

Influenza programme: child, adult and at risk groups,  vaccine types and topical issues

Karen Ford, Immunisation Nurse Specialist, OVG

09.50 - 10.35

Influenza programmatic issues: targets, service delivery, vaccine supply and ordering, cold chain, data capture, PharmOutcomes,

Immunisation Manager/ co-ordinator, NHS England Screening and Immunisation Team (Thames Valley)

10.35 – 10.50

Questions

All presenters

10.50 – 11.10

Coffee

 

11.10 - 11.30

Discussion: sharing ideas for increasing vaccination uptake

All presenters

Local initiatives shared by NHS England Screening and Immunisation Team

11.30 – 11:45

Essential immunisation resources

Karen Ford, Immunisation Nurse Specialist, OVG

 

SUMMARY UPDATE ON OTHER PROGRAMMES

 

11:45-12:20

Shingles immunisation

Adult pneumococcal immunisation

Men ACWY in primary care

Pertussis vaccination in pregnancy

Immunisation Manager/co-ordinator, NHS England Screening and Immunisation Team (Thames Valley)

12:20 -12:30

Final questions and closing remarks

Karen Ford, Immunisation Nurse Specialist, OVG


What will the event involve?

 Training materials will be presented, shared and discussed

  • Training materials will be made available to all delegates after the event
  • Sessions will include influenza vaccination of children, adults and clinical risk groups, shingles, pneumococcal, Men ACWY in primary care and pertussis vaccination in pregnancy.  Practical issues around the administration of these vaccines will also be discussed

How to register: http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk/short-courses/paediatrics/ovg

Carefully select which date you wish to attend, the 13th or 20th and note that they are in different locations.

Once you have registered and paid by credit card only, you can print off your payment receipt.  Confirmation will also be sent to your email address.

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