Only persons suitably trained and qualified are permitted to administer vaccines. Standard health and safety guidelines should be adhered to during the vaccination process.
For information pertaining to route of administration, recommended injection sites and positioning, health professionals should refer to part 2 of the Australian Immunisation Handbook 10th edition 2013.
You will also find further information on:
- Immunisation Registers
- Schedule splitting and catch up doses
- National Guidelines for Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses and Midwives