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Deliver a successful immunisation service in your community pharmacy

Immunisation Training Program

PSA immunisation training is intended to provide registered pharmacists, who meet the pre-requisite requirements, with the knowledge and skills to establish and deliver a successful immunisation service, including administration of injections.

Manage the delivery and administration of injections and immunisations (APPIMM806A) is based on the training program used to successfully train pharmacists worldwide and in the Queensland Pharmacy Immunisation Pilot. Over 2,300 pharmacists have now completed the PSA training and have successfully vaccinated more than 12,000 people across Australia.

PSA immunisation training has been accredited as a CPD activity, is recognised under the Australian Vocational Education and Training sector and is nationally accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). It is also recognised as a training program for immunisers by all state and territory health departments.

Completion of this course enables you to receive one unit in the Graduate Diploma of Applied Pharmacy Practice (10373NAT).

Be part of this new service delivery and do your training now. Find immunisation training courses in your state or territory.

Immunisation update 2017

This online CPD module provides pharmacists with a review of the 2016 influenza season and an update on influenza disease including the management of anaphylaxis.

Members can enrol here. Non-members can enrol here.

Immunisation practical refresher workshop

This workshop enables pharmacists to refresh their practical skills in the administration of subcutaneous and intramuscular vaccinations and the management of anaphylaxis. Workshops will be held in most states in early 2017. Look out for immunisation practical refresher workshops in your state or territory

State-to-state transition

PSA is finalising the development of a state-to-state transition guide to support pharmacists to understand and meet specific state and territory requirements to vaccinate. This content will be particularly relevant for pharmacists who are relocating or working across different states and territories. To be contacted when the state-to-state transition document is available please email training@psa.org.au.

Further information

This item is listed in the following categories: • Short courses


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