Vitamin B12 Training Course

Vitamin B12 Training Course

Course Overview

On this course you will learn how to administer B12 injections Via the Enhance My Health methods.

Course Structure

Home study

16 hours guided learning hours required to be completed before the training day (emailed to you). This acts as pre- study for an intensive one-day practical study of the routine in class.

Duration

Half a day Practical in the Classroom, 9.30 – 2.30. We will provide you with a model for the practical and assessment.

Dress Code

Please dress in clinic wear to meet with health and safety legislation.

ACCREDITED BY CPD ACCREDITATION GROUP

Course Content

  • Role and responsibilities
  • Accountability guidelines and requirements
  • Pernicious anaemia and other macrocytic anaemia’s: an overview
  • B12 and autoimmune disorders
  • Risk factors
  • Causes of B12 deficiency
  • B12 injections and common side effects
  • Inclusion and exclusion criteria
  • Circumstances in which to obtain advice and or action
  • Could it be B12 Deficiency
  • Side effects and management including ADR’s
  • Anaphylaxis
  • At risk groups
  • Contraindications and Precautions
  • Correct Administration and techniques including practical session
  • Injection sites
  • Advice post injection
  • Communication with patients and families
  • Legal Issues including consent
  • Prescribing Issues – Patient Specific Directions
  • What to record
  • Storage
  • Disposal of injections/waste
  • Infection control
  • Patient safety
  • Needle stick injuries
  • Competence and supervised practice
  • PCT/Practice Documentation policy
  • Facts and Figures

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