Medical Assistant Course Materials and Supplies

The trainer will need the following equipment, supplies and supporting materials.

Course DVD Immunization Techniques (Available from the Utah Immunization Program. Contact kaylarypien@utah.gov or call 801-538-9450).

Participant Packets

Consider making a packet for each participant with the following items:

Vaccine Preparation and Administration Skills Station Materials

These materials are necessary.  You may have some items in stock; others you may need to purchase.

  • Oranges (or lemons), estimate one piece of fruti for every 3-4 participants
  • Vaccine in single dose vials (1 dose/participant)
  • Vaccine in multi-dose vials (1 dose/participant)
  • Vaccine and diluent for reconstitution (1 dose/participant)
  • 1” 23 to 25 gauge needles and syringes for IM injections (1/participant)
  • 5/8” gauge needles and syringes for SC injections (1/participant)
  • Nasal influenza applicator (at least 1/class; trainer can demonstrate if supplies are limited)
  • Oral rotavirus applicator (at least 1/class; trainer can demonstrate if supplies are limited)
  • Alcohol swabs (at least 2/participant)
  • Sharps container
  • Trash cans (1/skills station)
  • Anatomic Site Poster to display at each clinical Skills Station: English | Spanish (available in full size from the Utah Immunization Program contact kaylarypien@utah.gov or 801-538-9450)

Suggested materials:

  • Mock doctor’s order
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Bandages
  • Dolls to demonstrate how to hold an infant
  • Trays for transporting prepared vaccines

Storage and Handling Skill Station Materials

Additional Materials to Offer