Education Program for Immunization Competencies 

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This program is designed to provide you with an in-depth review of the Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals, a national consensus on the education and training required by immunization providers.

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Time Commitment

The core components of the program is estimated at ≈ 22 hours of learning for a total of 22 CEUs. Practical training is an additional 4 hours.

Accessibility

Access all interactive and video components from your desktop, tablet or mobile device.

Certification

Certificates will be issued upon successful completion of accreditation requirement.

Overview


Developed by the in association with the and , the Education Program for Immunization Competencies (EPIC) provides participants with an in-depth review of the Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals, a national consensus on the education and training required by immunization providers.

The following modules are the core components of the program

  1. The Immune System and Vaccines
  2. Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
  3. Vaccine Development and Evaluation
  4. The Types of Immunizing Agents and their Composition
  5. Population Health
  6. Communications
  7. Storage and handling of Immunization Agents
  8. Administration of Immunizing Agents
  9. Adverse Events Following Immunization
  10. Documentation
  11. Populations Requiring Special Considerations
  12. The Canadian Immunization System
  13. Immunization Issues
  14. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Immunization

Live Practical Training for Pharmacists

We are no longer providing practical training sessions in Alberta. Interested participants should visit the Alberta College of Pharmacists website for alternative immunization and injection programs.

 

Education Program for Immunization Competencies

CCCEP File Number: 1066-2015-1324-B-P

This continuing education program has been accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) for a total of 22 CEUs.

As an accredited MOC provider, the CPS designates this continuing medical education activity for a maximum of 22 credit hours under Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1), as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).

Please note that in order to successfully complete the full certificate program, you must complete and pass all module requirements. Participants who successfully complete all module requirements will receive a printable Program Certificate.

Accreditation expires: March 31, 2016

 

  

Important Notice

Effective April 1, 2017, the Education Program for Immunization Competencies (EPIC) program will no longer be available for purchase.

Please ensure you complete all components to achieve your Certificate of Participation by August 1, 2017.

If you have any questions about EPIC, please contact EPIC@cps.ca.
If you have questions about AdvancingPractice, contact contact_us@advancingpractice.com.

 

Price: $200.00 (CAD)