Upon completion of the Clinical Vaccinology Course, participants will be able to:
• Describe how vaccines work in providing individual and community immunity
• Describe the current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) immunization recommendations across the lifespan and summarize recent updates
• Describe indications, contraindications, efficacy, and safety profiles for routinely recommended vaccines as well as those for special circumstances, including immunocompromised individuals, immigrants, international adoptees, and international travelers
• Recognize attitudinal, knowledge, and other barriers contributing to suboptimal vaccination rates
• Develop strategies to increase vaccination rates and identify best practices for implementing or improving immunization programs in specific practice settings
• Implement innovative and practical strategies to improve communication with patients, parents, and caregivers about the risks and benefits of vaccination For more information, and to register, please visit the course website.