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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccines & Immunizations

Education & Training:

Epidemiology & Prevention of
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases is offered in DVD and Web-on-Demand formats. It is no longer presented as a live satellite broadcast or live webcast.


Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases is 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.


Immunization Providers (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Physician’s Assistants, DoD Paraprofessionals, Medical Students, etc.)


12 hours. Four 3-hour sessions provided on DVD or Video-on-Demand.

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Session 1 (opens in new window)
Principles of Vaccination
Immunization Schedules
General Recommendations
Contraindications & Precautions
Vaccine Safety
Vaccine Administration
Vaccine Storage & Handling

Session 2 (opens in new window)
Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis
Pertussis Vaccines
Haemophilus influenzae type b
Pneumococcal Disease

Session 3 (opens in new window)
Measles, Mumps & Rubella
MMR Vaccine
Session 4 (opens in new window)
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis A
Meningococcal Disease
Human Papillomavirus

video icon Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Providers Video

Other materials:

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To order this DVD, use the Online Publications Order Form. Item #998177.

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This page last modified on May 5, 2008
Content last reviewed on May 1, 2008
Content Source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

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