Provider Education

Test your knowledge about the epidemiology and prevention of vaccine-preventable diseases or just take a refresher course. Access the the National Immunization Program's web-based training course "Immunization: You Call the Shots." The training course is an interactive self-study program that participants can complete at their own pace. A total of 13 modules are planned. The course is intended for nurses, nursing students, medical assistants, pharmacists, health educators, immunization program managers, Department of Defense paraprofessionals, and other healthcare providers working in private offices, hospitals, and public health settings.

Click here to access the first module, titled "Understanding the Basics: General Recommendations on Immunization." This course offers participants basic immunization principles, learning opportunities, practice questions, reference and resource materials, and an extensive glossary.

For multiple resources about vaccine storage and handling, access the Vaccine Storage and Handling page on the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention website.

Philadelphia Immunization Coaltion - Immunization Modules
Find a variety of training resouces from global health to immunization for healthcare workers.

Teaching Immunization Delivery and Evaluation
TIDE is a web-based curriculum designed as a flexible tool for faculty and practitioners about immunization delivery and evaluation.

For additional information, visit the following sites.

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) consists of 15 experts in fields associated with immunization, who have been selected by the Secretary of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide advice and guidance to the Secretary, the Assistant Secretary for Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the control of vaccine-preventable diseases.

Assessment, Feedback, Incentives & Exchange (AFIX)
AFIX is a quality improvement strategy used by grantees to raise immunization coverage levels and improve standards of practices at the provider level.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Pink Book
The Pink Book provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Education & Training
Find information on the latest immunization courses, podcasts, on-site trainings and more.

Utah Immunization Guidebook
Find information about immunization requirements for schools and childcare facilities.