Initial Imms and Vaccs for Nurses

Theory training for Nurses new to immunisation


Upcoming Dates:

  • Monday 22nd April 2024 – 10:00-16:30
    Burnbrae Surgery, 445 Holderness Road, Hull, HU8 8JS
  • Wednesday 12th June 2024 – 10:00-16:30
    – Gale Farm Surgery, Front Street, Acomb, York YO24 3BU
  • Friday 12th July 2024 – 10:00-16:30
    Burnbrae Surgery, 445 Holderness Road, Hull, HU8 8JS

Further dates coming soon, if you would like to register on the waiting list please contact us. We also offer bespoke sessions for groups, please enquire for details.


Who is this course for?

Practice Nurses new to immunisation.


What will I learn?

Theory and practical training, immunisation history, immunology and theory, types of vaccines and compositions, vaccine preventable diseases and epidemiology, childhood immunisations, current issues and controversies, communicating with patients and parents, legal aspects, storage and handling, correct administration, dosage and reconstitution, contraindications and precautions, pregnancy, documentation, strategies for improving immunisation rates, adverse reactions, anaphylaxis and adverse events

Covering: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Haemophilus influenza type B (HIB), Poliomyelitis, Meningococcal, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Rotavirus infection, Influenza, Pneumococcal, Shingles, COVID-19

Training in clinical skills covers theory and simulated practice. Following training supervised practice must be completed in the clinical setting, you will be issued with competencies to complete before receiving a certificate. A competent registered nurse must be responsible for confirming that you have gained sufficient practical competency before independent practice.


How long is it?

6.5 hour session


How much is it?

£150 per person
Prices may vary for bespoke sessions, dependent on numbers and travel


Is there any funding available?

The course can available utilising NHSE funding for eligible individuals in general practice within Humber and North Yorkshire:


How can I book or enquire?

Email –
Phone – 01482 303986

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