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Safe storage and handling of vaccines

Safe storage and handling of vaccines

Safe storage and handling of vaccines

Jane Chiodini
Jane Chiodini
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

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Launch date: 29 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 26 Jan 2020

Reference: 186420

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(25 Jan 2020)
Very educative course.
Dr Maxwell Boateng (24 Jan 2020)
VERY EDUCATIVE
(21 Jan 2020)
It's a very helpful tool and help you refresh your mind and in proof on your skills .Thanks so much but without data you can assess the course that is my worry pls.

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Description

Safe vaccine storage and handling is essential to ensure that the 'cold chain' that refrigerates the vaccine at a temperature between +2°C and +8°C is maintained from manufacture, through delivery and storage, to patient administration. This learning module considers the available literature on vaccine storage and handling. Although the UK provides significant guidance on the topic, global resources can increase understanding of areas that are not particularly clear for the practitioner undertaking cold chain management. It is hoped that nurses will appreciate the importance of this subject not only within their own practice, but also on a global scale. The module aims to increase readers' confidence to review and enhance, or if necessary develop, a vaccine storage and handling protocol, thus ensuring the highest standard of care in this area.

Objectives

In the UK, vaccination programmes are undertaken predominantly in primary care although many vaccines are also administered in occupational health (private companies and NHS secondary care), private travel clinics, school and military settings. Vaccines and many medications such as insulin and chemotherapy require storage in the ‘cold chain’, which in this case involves maintaining a temperature range of between +2°C and +8°C. Therefore, the topic of cold chain storage is wide-reaching and important in vaccine management.

This module focuses on vaccine storage and handling in the healthcare setting, with minimal reference to ordering and disposal of vaccines. However, resources will also direct the reader to further information and perhaps evoke greater consideration for more unusual settings such as the home or travel abroad.

On completion of this course you will be able to:
Identify the elements required to ensure safe vaccine storage and handling.
Jane Chiodini

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Jane Chiodini
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

Travel health and immunisation specialist nurse, The Village Medical Centre, Great Denham, Bedfordshire.

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User Reviews (9)

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(25 Jan 2020)
Very educative course.
Dr Maxwell Boateng (24 Jan 2020)
VERY EDUCATIVE
(21 Jan 2020)
It's a very helpful tool and help you refresh your mind and in proof on your skills .Thanks so much but without data you can assess the course that is my worry pls.
(20 Jan 2020)
Very good information shared
Miss NOELAH NANZIRA (20 Jan 2020)
This refresher vaccine module is a very good reminder. It has clearly outlined the reasons why public health intervention is very important and how it can save generations. It has indicated how dangerous poorly stored vaccines can be to the world.
Mr KAGOGA ROGERS (18 Jan 2020)
THANKS TO THE FACILITATOR OF THIS COURSE UNIT, JANE CHIODINI. THAT I WAS ABLE TO REMEMBER MICROBIOLOGY AND EPIDEMIOLOGY.
(18 Jan 2020)
Really am soo greatful to among the medical practioners enjoying this good work this course it has done on me. Thanks
(13 Jan 2020)
A very educative and refreshing course. I hope to see more data or history from Africa with reference to this topic.
(13 Jan 2020)
Gives more insight.

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