Our Services

RIVA Training are developing a range of courses for primary care, community and other nursing specialities.
New courses are always under development.

Introduction to Immunisations for Practice Nurses
A 2-day initial course is recommended for all clinicians who deliver Immunisations to ensure high standards of care, safe and effective clinical practice and that accurate and up to date information about the diseases and vaccines can be provided to their patients.
This course follows the curriculum of the National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training and includes guidance for competency based assessments.
It is suitable for Registered Nurses who are new to delivering immunisations.

Childhood & Primary Care Immunisation Updates
This one day update course follows the curriculum of the National Minimum Standards for Immunisation Training and covers all immunisations offered as part of the UK National Immunisation Schedule.

Healthcare Assistants Introduction to Immunisations
This initial course is recommended for all HCAs new to immunisations to ensure high standards of care, safe and effective clinical practice and that accurate and up to date information about the diseases and vaccines can be provided to their patients.
This course follows the curriculum of the National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation
Training of Healthcare Support Workers and includes guidance for competency based assessments.
It is suitable for Healthcare Assistants who are new to delivering immunisations.

Healthcare Assistants Immunisations Update
This update course is recommended for all HCAs experienced in immunisations to ensure high standards of care, safe and effective clinical practice and that accurate and up to date information about the diseases and vaccines can be provided to their patients.
This course follows the curriculum of the National Minimum Standards and Core Curriculum for Immunisation
Training of Healthcare Support Workers and includes guidance for competency based assessments.
It is suitable for Healthcare Assistants who are experienced in delivering immunisations.

Introduction to Travel Health
This course is aimed at clinicians who are new to providing travel health advice and will equip them with the knowledge and understanding of how to access and use the relevant and up to date sources of information available in travel health, the importance of risk assessment and be able to apply this in practice. Provide a broad general knowledge and awareness of travel health issues and deliver appropriate health advice for the traveller.
This training follows the RCN Travel Competency Guidance

Travel Health Updates
This course is aimed at clinicians who are experienced at delivering travel health advice and are in need of a general refresher of what’s new, resources for professionals and the general public and an overview of worldwide emerging disease.
This training follows the RCN Travel Competency Guidance

Bespoke Training and Services

Whilst the generic update training provides an overview of all Immunisation programmes, where a service only provide a limited range of immunisations, our training can be tailored to focus specifically on the needs of your service.

School Nurses

Focus directed on HPV, Td/IPV. Meningitis ACWY & Seasonal Influenza immunisations

Substance Misuse Services & Sexual Health Services

Focus directed on Hepatitis B immunisation

Community Nurses

Focus directed on Seasonal Influenza,  Pneumococcal &  Shingles immunisations

Maternity Services

Focus directed on pre-natal Pertussis, Seasonal Flu & MMR immunisations

Practical Assessments

Where clinicians require support to deliver immunisations and vaccinations in their workplace, we can provide a competency assessment based on national guidance to assure the clinicians practice is safe and effective. This can be incorporated into any theory training session, or as a stand alone practical assessment.

We also are able to provide training to a senior member of staff and support them to cascade training in-house.

 
Project Management & Consultancy Services

RIVA  offer a comprehensive service to support  organisations implement new vaccination programmes or looking to improve delivery of existing programmes.
Whether you need an hour or a month of support, we will work in partnership with you to tailor a package to meet your needs.

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