The Immunization Encounter: Critical Issues (Web on Demand)
Course Number: WD1434
This program addresses issues related to the routine immunization clinic encounter. Topics include patient and parent communication and education, vaccine storage and handling, preparing for medical emergencies, screening for contraindications and precautions to vaccination, vaccine administration, records and documentation, the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) and the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. It also highlights resources for staff orientation and development.
Web on Demand
TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, DoD paraprofessionals, pharmacists, health educators and their colleagues who either administer vaccines or set policy for their offices, clinics, communicable disease, or infection control programs. Both private and public healthcare providers, including pediatricians, family practice specialists, residents, and medical and nursing students
PREREQUISITES: Participants should have a basic educational background in science including general knowledge of biology and immunization