The Vaccine Fundamentals module topics include information on types of vaccines (e.g., live vs. inactive), vaccine components (e.g., antigens, adjuvants), and the current vaccine schedules.
Length: 30-45 minutes
- Distinguish the difference between innate and adaptive immunity
- Explain the necessity for prime and booster vaccinations
- Interpret the annual CDC vaccine schedules to tailor individual vaccine recommendations based on a patient's age, vaccination history, and health status (e.g., healthy, asplenic, or pregnant)
- Locate trusted sources of vaccine information for healthcare providers and their patients and families