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Vaccination Technique and Basic Life Support training


ECG is proud to be an accredited RPS training provider and has been delivering vaccination training since 2005. In 2017 we trained 12,500 pharmacists in their vaccination skills for both flu and travel health. Our credible clinical trainers will provide you with an up to date, fun and interactive training session. We offer bespoke sessions, nationwide open courses, online refreshers and of course training at The Pharmacy Show. You can visit our website to find out what other training, products and services we offer community pharmacists, including private PDGs, travel health ETool and resuscitation products.

Our training on these sessions will cover:

Our training on these sessions will cover:

Our training on these sessions will cover:

  • Intramuscular and subcutaneous injection techniques
  • Intranasal administration of vaccines
  • Adult & paediatric basic life support, including how to use an AED

Our online training covers:

  • The aims of immunisation
  • The immune system and how vaccines work
  • The different types of vaccines used and their composition
  • Vaccine preventable diseases – influenza
  • Current issues and controversies regarding immunisation
  • Communicating with patients and parents/guardians
  • Legal aspects of vaccines
  • Storage and handling of vaccines
  • Correct administration of vaccines
  • Adverse events including faint, anaphylaxis and panic attacks, including the use of adrenaline

Anyone attending our courses will have access to our refresher videos to refresh their skills at any point. 

Flu Vaccination, Injection Technique and CPR Training

Flu Jab TrainingRX Advisor

Rx Advisor Ltd has been delivering vaccination training courses since 2009 and it has refined its NHS flu jab training course specifically for pharmacists. The course which is designed and delivered by clinical pharmacists provides excellent online resources and information which are available to delegates before and after the workshop.

We have updated our course for 2018 in line with the NHS core curriculum and recent changes in the pharmacy flu jab service. Our course is designed in a manner so that it is as simple as possible for pharmacists to complete. The workshop and online resources provide excellent presentations on everything that is required to deliver a competent and safe service to patients. 


The course contents are summarised below

The course contents are summarised below

Workshop contents (1 hour):

  • Practical injection techniques – intramuscular & subcutaneous injections
  • Basic life support & CPR for adults and children

Online course contents:

  • All injection techniques – intramuscular, subcutaneous, intradermal
  • Intranasal flu vaccine
  • Anaphylaxis management & adrenaline use
  • Basic life support, CPR, AED device use & managing emergencies
  • NHS service specification & pharmacy PGD
  • Influenza knowledge & useful information about vaccines (including the new adjuvanted trivalent vaccine)
  • Access to purchase a private PGD immediately after completing the training.

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