Training and Education

illustration of different healthcare professionals and laboratory workers working on a vacine for COVID-19

It’s important healthcare professionals receive the training needed to effectively meet the demands of their roles. Training must be ongoing as new COVID-19 vaccines become available and as vaccine recommendations evolve when we learn more about the vaccines and how to improve the vaccination process.

Trainings, Webinars, and Reference Materials

Healthcare professionals who have administered vaccine in the last 12 months

Healthcare professionals who have administered vaccine in the last 12 months
COVID-19 Vaccine Training Routine Vaccine Administration Routine Vaccine Storage and Handling
CDC Training Module(s) for the vaccine product(s) in your facility If needed: You Call the Shots: Vaccine Administration

Or other vaccine administration training offered by a worksite, state or local health department, medical professional organization, or medical/nursing school within the last 12 months.

If needed: You Call the Shots: Vaccine Storage and Handling

Or other vaccine storage and handling training offered by a worksite, state or local health department, medical professional organization, or medical/nursing school within the last 12 months.

Core Competencies:

Healthcare professionals or retired (past 5 years) physicians, nurses, or practical nurses who are licensed/previously licensed to administer COVID-19 vaccine but have not done so in the last 12 months

Healthcare professionals who have administered vaccine in the last 12 months
COVID-19 Vaccine Training Routine Vaccine Administration Routine Vaccine Storage and Handling
CDC Training Module(s) for the vaccine product(s) in your facility If needed: You Call the Shots: Vaccine Administration

Or other vaccine administration training offered by a worksite, state or local health department, medical professional organization, or medical/nursing school within the last 12 months.

If needed: You Call the Shots: Vaccine Storage and Handling

Or other vaccine storage and handling training offered by a worksite, state or local health department, medical professional organization, or medical/nursing school within the last 12 months.

Core Competencies:

Vaccination support workers (not licensed to administer vaccine) qualified to prepare, store, handle, or transport vaccine

Healthcare professionals who have administered vaccine in the last 12 months
COVID-19 Vaccine Training Routine Vaccine Administration Routine Vaccine Storage and Handling
CDC Training Module(s) for the vaccine product(s) in your facility If needed: You Call the Shots: Vaccine Administration

Or other vaccine administration training offered by a worksite, state or local health department, medical professional organization, or medical/nursing school within the last 12 months.

Recommended if storing and handling vaccine: You Call the Shots: Vaccine Storage and Handling

Or other vaccine storage and handling training offered by a worksite, state or local health department, medical professional organization, or medical/nursing school within the last 12 months.

Core Competencies:

Administration support staff qualified to store, handle, or transport vaccine

Healthcare professionals who have administered vaccine in the last 12 months
COVID-19 Vaccine Training Routine Vaccine Administration Routine Vaccine Storage and Handling
CDC Training Module(s) for the vaccine product(s) in your facility n/a Recommended if storing and handling vaccine: You Call the Shots: Vaccine Storage and Handling

Or other vaccine storage and handling training offered by a worksite, state or local health department, medical professional organization, or medical/nursing school within the last 12 months.

Core Competencies Based on Role:
Page last reviewed: April 14, 2022