Immunisation and Injection

Pharmacist can do more as health professionals, from immunising to building confidence and knowledge to administer medicines by injection.

Pharmacists administering medicines by injection

The scope of practice for appropriately trained Australian pharmacists includes the administration of medicines by injection (including vaccinations), enabling pharmacists to provide consumers greater choice in the delivery of their health care.


Pharmacists administering medicines by injection is an emerging health need (subject to State and Territory legislation), playing an important role in increasing medicine safety and better patient health outcomes.


As custodians of the Practice guidelines for the provision of immunisation services and Guidelines for pharmacists administering medicines by injection, completing your training with PSA, ensures that you are well prepared to meet practice standards and deliver successful immunisation and administering medicines by injections services.

Immunisation Training

For pharmacists who are embarking on the journey of becoming an immuniser and/or administering medicines by injection.

Administering medicines by injection

For pharmacist immunisers who wish to administer other medicines by injection (in addition to vaccines).


If you are not a pharmacist immuniser, you must complete the Immunisation Training before administering medicines by injection and before completing the Injection Course.

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Advanced Stage Training

Advanced workshops are being offered across Australia to support your work in general practice and individual professional development needs.


Workshops will cover both clinical and non-clinical topics. For further information or to register your interest, please email gppharmacist@psa.org.au

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