Immunisation for Health Practitioners

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is a Registered Training Organisation and an accredited higher education provider qualified to deliver the National Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses course under the newly approved National Immunisation Education Framework For Health Professionals (2017). The  National Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses course is based on the National Framework, which replaces the National Guidelines for Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses and Midwives (2001).

Immunisation: Tuberculosis Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) (NSW Only)

This course is designed for registered nurses who are required to perform Tuberculin Skin Tests (TSTs) at part of their roles. The purpose of the course is to provide you with a theoretical framework that you can use in your clinical practice when you administer, read, interpret and document TST. At the completion of the course you will be able to demonstrate practical and theoretical competency.

Immunisation: Tuberculosis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) (NSW Only)

This course is designed for registered nurses who are required to perform Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccinations (BCG) as part of their roles. The purpose of the course is to provide you with a theoretical framework you can use in your clinical practice when you are required to administer, discuss after-care and document BCG vaccinations. Completion of the theoretical component and a clinical skills assessment will authorise you to administer this vaccination without the direction of a medical officer within NSW.