Vaccine Fundamentals (2022)
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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

Objectives:

  1. Distinguish the difference between innate and adaptive immunity
  2. Explain the necessity for prime and booster vaccinations
  3. 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)
  4. Locate trusted sources of vaccine information for healthcare providers and their patients and families
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