In this section you will find resources aimed at registered healthcare practitioners.
The following sections appear on this page:
V1.4 : This resource is designed to be the foundation for your learning and will give you an overview of Coronavirus and COVID-19, vaccination programme, legal aspects of vaccination and reporting adverse events.
This resource content is the same as the Core Information slide set and includes a section on frequently asked questions.
This proficiency document is for registered healthcare practitioners to support formal evaluation of competency in the administration of COVID-19 vaccinations.
Version log for learning resources with updates and changes made.
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.
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:
You will also find a version control log that highlights any updates made to the resources.
V3 : This learning is designed to provide vaccinators with the knowledge they need to safely and effectively deliver this vaccine. The resource covers key information including how the vaccine works, how it should be stored, prepared and...
V2.3 : This document describes the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine BNT162b2 and covers key information including how the vaccine works, how it should be stored, prepared and administered and any contraindications, precautions and potential vaccine...
This proficiency tool is for registered healthcare practitioners to support the sign-off process.
Version logs for Pfizer BioNTech vaccine specific learning resources with list of updates and changes made.
V3.1 : This learning resource is designed to provide vaccinators with the knowledge they need to safely and effectively deliver the AstraZeneca vaccine. The resource covers key information including how the vaccine works, how it should be stored,...
Version logs for learning resources with updates and changes made.
Recording of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca webinar hosted on 7th January 2021 at 12.30pm.
COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca Webinar Slides 7th January 2021. Content includes overview of Coronavirus and key principles of the preparation and administration of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine.
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.
Once you have completed the relevant learning resources it is suggested that you identify an experienced vaccination supervisor and complete the following: