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Live Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases team

Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Course

A comprehensive overview of the principles of vaccination, general recommendations, immunization strategies for providers, and specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines that prevent them.

Live Satellite Broadcasts


Upcoming and past immunization-related broadcasts and webcasts. Details include registration, course description and objectives, faculty, continuing education credit, and satellite technical specifications, etc. See this page for information on Immunization Update 2008.



Immunization NetConferences are live, 1-hour presentations combining an online visual presentation with simultaneous audio via telephone conference call and a live question and answer session.

Course Materials / Slides

Materials and Updates

Print materials for courses (including slides), broadcast scripts, updates, and resources.

Curricular Materials

Curricular Materials (Medical Education)

Medical curricular materials: Teaching Immunization for Medical Education (TIME)

On-Site Training

On-Site Training

A two-day live version of the Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases course can be scheduled for a state or region.

Self Study

Self Study

Self study programs are offered in several formats: DVD, CD ROM, and web-based. Most are free of charge. Continuing Education (CE) credit is available for most of these products.



Download CDC podcasts to your desktop and portable music/video player for health information at your convenience and on the go!

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This page last modified on August 25, 2008
Content last reviewed on April 11, 2007
Content Source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

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