Immunisation and injection technique

OBJECTIVES To provide supplementary education and training to pharmacists and other healthcare practitioners, so as to equip them with the knowledge and skills to perform vaccinations in line with the Expanded Programme for Immunisation of South Africa (EPI-SA). ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS This course is intended for pharmacists and other registered healthcare practitioners who want to perform vaccinations in a clinic setting. Entrance is open for all healthcare practitioners who are registered as such with their respective councils and who are included in the EPI as “immunisers”. (Registration with Pharmacy Council, Nursing Council or Medical Council required). DURATION The material is presented regularly at the HSA training centre in Pretoria at a four-hour workshop. The course will also be presented at various centres around the country by arrangement with Health Science Academy.