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Vaccination resources

Vaccination resources
  • Influenza vaccine training module. CDC's Immunization: You Call the Shots series of web-based training materials now offers an updated self-study Influenza Module. This Module provides information on influenza disease, the influenza vaccine, and recommendations for vaccine use including information on vaccinating children ages 6 months through 8 years. The Module is free of charge and is intended for healthcare professionals. Additional information and training modules can be found on the You Call the Shots website.
  • CDC seasonal influenza vaccine resources for health professionals
  • Algorithm for pediatric doses
  • Vaccines for Children program
  • Influenza vaccine information statements:
  • "Real Talk About Influenza Vaccine Safety – Be Informed and Be Prepared"
    The CDC’s Immunization Safety Office is pleased to offer this free 30-minute online continuing education (CME and CE) activity on Medscape, featuring a roundtable discussion with three vaccine safety and influenza prevention experts. The course is intended for clinicians who routinely administer influenza vaccines and who evaluate and treat patients experiencing adverse events following influenza immunization. Healthcare providers interested in this course may include physicians, nurses, physicians assistants, and nurse practitioners in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics/gynecology. This web-based program is designed to educate clinicians about:
    • The safety profiles of licensed influenza vaccines.
    • Safe administration of influenza vaccines and screening for contraindications and precautions.
    • Resources available for communicating benefits and risks of influenza vaccination.
    • Accurate and timely reporting of any adverse events to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).

      To participate in this free CME/CE activity, please visit www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety and click on the quick links to the course.
      View the popular CDC Expert Commentary Series on Medscape.
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