Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases 2012: Module 1 (Web on Demand)
Course Number: WD2065
This training program will provide the most current information in the constantly changing field of immunization. This program is updated annually to provide a comprehensive overview on immunization based on the latest recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Each session includes case studies and a discussion of frequently-asked questions on each topic. The series is divided into nine modules, each 60 to 90 minutes in length. It is available in two formats: nine web-based modules or on DVD. Each module is separately accredited for Continuing Education. More information is provided at http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/ed/epivac/default.htm or www.cdc.gov/tceonline
Module 1 - Principles of vaccination, immunization schedules and timing and spaces of vaccines.
Web on Demand
TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, DoD paraprofessionals, pharmacists, health educators & their colleagues who either administer vaccines or set policy for their offices, clinics, communicable disease, or infection control programs. Both private & public healthcare providers, including pediatricians, family practice specialists, residents, medical assistants, and medical and nursing students.
MATERIALS: For the web-based format, participants will need a computer with internet access
For the DVD format, participants will need a DVD player
PREREQUISITES: Participants should have a basic educational background in science including general knowledge in the subject areas of biology, immunization and vaccine-preventable diseases.