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This course provides a broad overview about immunisation and vaccines in New Zealand. It imparts essential knowledge to assist in vaccination-related roles. On completion, you will be able to share knowledge to support conversations with individuals, caregivers, and whanau. It will take approximately 2 hours (including the course assessment) and can be completed at your own pace.

Course content

  • Understanding the basics of immunisation.
  • Vaccine preventable diseases
  • Types of vaccines
  • Vaccine development safety
  • Vaccination events across the lifespan
  • Access, equity and conversations
  • The cold chain
  • Vaccine administration

The course provides 2 hours of continuing professional development. On completion, you can print out a certificate as evidence of learning.