11. September 2018 - 13:30 till 16:30
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HCA Flu Update | Education centre, Mile End Hospital | Tuesday, 11. September 2018

Describe  the cause of flu and how it is transmitted
Appreciate the key messages of the NHS flu vaccination programme 18-19
List the types of patients eligible for flu vaccination
Describe the different types of flu vaccines available and which patient should receive which vaccine.
Explain  the precautions and contraindications to the administration of flu vaccines
Describe the possible side effects from flu vaccines
Appreciate the complexity of gaining valid consent for vaccinations
Discuss the legal framework to administer the vaccine e.g. Patient Specific Directive (PSD)