Under the Authority for Registered Nurses and Midwives​, immunisation courses completed from 1 December 2021, must conform to the National Immunisation Education Framework for Health Professionals, have achieved accreditation by Health Education Services Australia (HESA) and be published on the list of approved courses on the HESA website.

As of April 2022, the immunisation courses listed below have been approved by HESA.

Registered nurse/midwife immunisation courses:

For full details and conditions of all immunisation courses, please contact the education providers directly.

Whilst some of these courses can be completed by healthcare workers other than Registered Nurses and Registeres Midwives, in NSW only a Registered Nurse or Midwife who has successfully completed one of these courses can work as an independent Authorised Nurse or Authorised Midwife Immuniser.

The NSW Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 (clause 48A) authorises appropriately trained pharmacists in NSW to administer certain vaccines. Details of the vaccines and conditions for administration that must be complied with including training requirements are outlined in the NSW Pharmacist Vaccination Standards.

Current as at: Monday 7 August 2023
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