Vitamin B12 Training Course

ATA Aesthetic Training Academy

Vitamin B12 Training Course

This course is suitable for both medics and non-medics who meet our minimum entry requirements, Our Vitamin B12 training course is designed to teach you the safe and effective administration of Vitamin B12. 

Our Course is divided into two parts the theoretical element will be completed online via our student portal. You will then join us at our premises for the practical aspect of your training.

This training includes both theory and practical assessments

What is Vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12 is a man-made form of vitamin B12 known as Cyanocobalamin. Your body uses vitamin B-12 to make red blood cells, nerves, DNA and protein. B12 also helps metabolise fat and carbohydrates. Our body is unable to generate B12, but the vitamin is available from sources such as dairy, meat and fish. On our course you will learn both theory and practical aspects of B12 injections.

The benefits are:-

  • Speeds up metabolism
  • Improves fatigue
  • Improves well being & Protects the heart
  • Helps mood and depression

Who can attend?

Open to experienced therapists only with one or more of the following qualifications:

NVQ Level 3 Beauty or equivalent

Nurse 

Course Contents

  • Role and responsibilities
  • Accountability guidelines and requirements
  • Pernicious anaemia and other macrocytic anaemia’s: an overview
  • B12 and autoimmune disorders
  • Risk factors
  • Causes of B12 deficiency
  • B12 injections and common side effects
  • Inclusion and exclusion criteria
  • Circumstances in which to obtain advice and or action
  • Could it be B12 Deficiency
  • Side effects and management including ADR’s
  • At risk groups
  • Contraindications and Precautions
  • Correct Administration and techniques including practical session
  • Injection sites
  • Advice post injection
  • Communication with patients and families
  • Legal Issues including consent
  • Prescribing Issues – Patient Specific Directions
  • What to record
  • Storage
  • Disposal of injections/waste
  • Infection control
  • Patient safety
  • Needle stick injuries
  • Competence and supervised practice
  • PCT/Practice Documentation policy
  • Facts and Figures

I would strongly recommend that you speak with your insurance provider prior to undertaking the training course. You will need to make sure that you are insured to administer the product and provide the treatment.