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Santé en prison : Vaccinations pour les personnes travaillant et vivant en prison (personnel non formé à la vaccination)

Understand vaccination and why it is crucial for protecting the health of people living and working in prisons.

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Santé en prison : Vaccinations pour les personnes travaillant et vivant en prison (personnel non formé à la vaccination)

  • 2 weeks

  • 2 hours per week

  • Accreditation available

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  • Introductory level

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Increase your knowledge about vaccination

This two-week course will help you gain an understanding of vaccines and why they can help protect the health of those living or working in prisons and those around them.

The content of this course is the same as for vaccine-trained staff, but has additional information for you to refer to.

This course has been developed by the European Consortium RISE-Vac who works to protect the health of those in prisons by promoting vaccine literacy and improving access to vaccination.

Delve into vaccination in prison

You’ll learn why infectious diseases are particularly important in the prison context and what the main risk factors are before and during incarceration.

Next, you’ll examine the most relevant vaccine preventable diseases for people living and working in prisons.

Improve your conversations about vaccines

Finally, you’ll explore effective communication in relation to vaccines so that you can have quality conversations about vaccination with people living in prison and your friends and family. You’ll understand how to address common perceptions of people living in prison towards vaccination and learn 10 key facts about vaccination.

By the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge about vaccination in prison that you need to help you make informed decisions about vaccination and the skills to communicate about vaccination effectively to others.

What topics will you cover?

L’objectif de ce cours est de permettre aux personnes travaillant dans les prisons de se familiariser avec la vaccination et ses avantages pour la protection de leur propre santé et de celle de leur entourage. Le cours dure environ quatre heures et peut être suivi sur deux semaines.

Who is this accredited by?

The CPD Certification Service
The CPD Certification Service:

This course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles.

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Développer une compréhension des maladies évitables par la vaccination qui sont les plus courantes dans les prisons
  • Appliquer des exemples à des conversations réelles avec des personnes vivant en prison afin d'aborder la question des vaccinations.
  • Découvrez pourquoi le contexte carcéral peut rendre les personnes travaillant et vivant en prison plus vulnérables aux maladies infectieuses, et comment les vaccins peuvent contribuer à atténuer ce risque.
  • Prendre part à des discussions et à des conversations sur les vaccins en toute confiance
  • Identifier les attitudes courantes à l'égard de la vaccination et y remédier de manière appropriée.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for staff working in prisons who have not received training about vaccination.

Who will you learn with?

Who developed the course?

UK Health Security Agency

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is responsible for planning, preventing and responding to external health threats by providing intellectual, scientific and operational leadership at national and local level, as well as on the global stage. UKHSA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department of Health and Social Care.

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