COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar Series
CDC is offering a series of brief (15-20 minute) webinars addressing topics around COVID-19 vaccination. These interactive, web-based training modules offer a real-world perspective on different issues around COVID-19 vaccines. Topics range from routine clinical and vaccine safety information to guidance for on-site clinic vaccination activities and having conversations with vaccine recipients. Each webinar includes self-test practice questions and lists additional resources related to the topic discussed.
Immunization providers: Physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants, DoD paraprofessionals, medical students, state and local immunization programs, and others authorized to prepare and administer COVID-19 vaccine.
Continuing education will be available for each module.
This module discusses how healthcare professionals can apply best practices to store and transport vaccines once they are received. Best practices include maintaining cold chain through staff training and establishing a standard operating procedure. Special considerations related to transporting and preparing vaccines are also shared.
Purpose: To understand how to properly store, handle and transport vaccines so that vaccines remain safe and effective.
This module discusses how healthcare professionals can successfully host an off-site COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Considerations address preventing exposure to SARS-CoV2, optimizing limited vaccine supply, and maximizing the number of patients going through the clinic.
Purpose: To apply considerations for hosting off-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics so that these vaccination clinics are as effective as possible.
This module describes how healthcare professionals can effectively use off-site clinics as part of their vaccination strategy. Four phases of planning and hosting an off-site vaccination clinic are discussed. Recommended practices for planning and executing off-site vaccination clinics are included for each phase.
Purpose: To learn recommendations for planning and hosting effective off-site vaccinations clinics.
This module reviews how healthcare professionals can utilize best practices to prevent common errors in vaccine administration. Causes that lead to common vaccine administration errors are addressed as well as different error types and how to prevent them.
Purpose: To recognize common vaccine administration errors and learn how to prevent them from occurring.