Immunization Education & Training

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing rapidly and requires different strategies to maintain clinical preventive services, including immunization. Find up-to-date guidance on childhood and maternalexternal icon vaccination and clinical practice.

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CDC offers numerous education and training programs for healthcare personnel. A variety of topics and formats are available. All are based on vaccine recommendations made by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP).

Physicians, nurses, health educators, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals are invited to apply for continuing education credits/contact hours, when available.

COVID-19 Vaccination Training Programs and Reference Materials for HCPs

Find a list of immunization training and educational materials, including basic and COVID-19-vaccine-specific information.

Expert Commentary

CDC, Medscape from WebMD

CDC Expert Commentary - Overcoming Vaccine Concerns and Refusals.

Running Time: 5:07 mins
Date Released: 06/27/2011

CDC Commentary – Make No Mistake: Vaccine Administration, Storage, and Handlingexternal icon

Dr. Andrew Kroger offers 7 steps to help prevent vaccine administration errors and vaccine storage and handling errors.

Speaker Requests
On-Site Training

A two-day live version of the Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases course can be scheduled for a state or region. These courses are conducted by CDC trainers.

Social Media
Social Media

Search using #CDCizlearn for updates on immunization training, news about vaccine storage and handling, links to revised schedules, VISs, pricing lists, guidance, etc.

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Page last reviewed: May 7, 2019