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The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s ‘Delivering Immunisation in a Community Pharmacy Setting’ program will provide pharmacist participants with the knowledge, and skills to safely and competently provide vaccination within the community pharmacies as part of the Victorian Pharmacist-Administered Vaccination Program. This program has been recognised by the Victorian Chief Health Officer as an ‘Immuniser program of study’.
The program provides a background to immunisation in Australia, familiarises pharmacists with the resources that are available to support immunisation services, outlines the regulatory requirements which cover the provision of immunisation services within pharmacy, and provides practical skill-based training in safe injection technique.
Pharmacists successfully completing this program will obtain a certificate issued by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.
Guild Member pharmacy – $500.00 (includes employees of member pharmacies – confirmed during enrolment)
Non-member pharmacy – $850.00
Fees are GST-free and inclusive of all workshop materials and catering (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea).
This program is a blended learning program consisting of two components.
To successfully complete the course, registered pharmacists must provide evidence of completion and currency of the following pre-requisites
Please forward evidence of the above requirements and documents/certificates of completion to email@example.com
Participants will be issued a Statement of Completion on successful completion of the program requirements. Pre-requisites must be met and satisfactory completion of the online pre-work prior to attending the one day workshop.
Participants will be required during the final assessment, to administer saline injections on another person to demonstrate they can safely and competently administer a vaccine. This will be supervised and assessed by a Nurse Immuniser or Pharmacist who meets the supervision requirements. Participants will be provided with a consent form to accept saline injections as part of the final assessment activities.
Please note that the current regulations prevent interns from being able to undertake this course in Victoria until you are registered Pharmacist with AHPRA.
This activity has been accredited for a total of 23.5 Hours (23.5 Group 1 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 23.5 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 47 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities