Registered healthcare practitioners

In this section you will find resources aimed at registered healthcare practitioners.

The following sections appear on this page:

Core Knowledge for COVID-19 Vaccinators

You can find learning resources to support the development of Core knowledge in this section:

  • Core Knowledge Learning Resource
  • Core Information Document
  • Core Learning Programme for COVID-19 Vaccinators

You will also find a version control log that highlights any updates made to the resources.

Core Learning Programme for COVID-19 Vaccination

This learning programme is designed to provide healthcare workers involved in delivering the national COVID-19 vaccination programme with the knowledge they need to safely and effectively deliver the programme and to promote high uptake of the vaccine.

Format – PowerPoint presentation and assessment.

It will take approximately 60 – 90 minutes depending on your prior knowledge and experience to complete the resource and assessment.

Note: You will need to login with your Turas account to view the assessment.

This account is the same as your Turas Appraisal account. If you do not have an account then please register for a free Turas account.

Vaccine Specific for COVID-19 Vaccinators
patient receiving vaccination

It is important to note that different COVID-19 vaccines may become available and that they will have different storage, dilution/reconstitution and administration requirements. You must be familiar with the specific recommendations for the COVID-19 vaccine you are delivering.

You can find learning resources to support the development of vaccine specific knowledge in this section:

  • Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine learning resource 
  • Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Information document 
  • Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Proficiency document 
  • AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine learning resource 

You will also find a version control log that highlights any updates made to the resources.

Webinars
webinar

In this section you can access the latest webinar recordings and slides. 

 

COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca Update for Vaccinators 7th January 2021 

Update

Please note – guidance has been updated re the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca administration and number of doses and requirements for the disposal of vaccine. Access the updated slides.

Next Steps

To complete your preparation for administering the COVID-19 vaccine, it is suggested that you also consider undertaking the following in your local area:

Once you have completed the relevant learning resources it is suggested that you identify an experienced vaccination supervisor and complete the following:

Self-declaration

Coming soon.

Evaluation

Please complete the COVID-19 Training Evaluation for Vaccinators. We value your feedback as this helps improve services and resources offered by NES.