Education Program for Immunization Competencies

Next course: Saturday, March 28

Course Program

All presentations are delivered in English.

Immunizations are being provided by a growing number and wider range of health professionals. The CPS recognizes the importance of providing interdisciplinary education in this area. 

The Education Program Immunization Competencies (EPIC) is a 1-day course based on the Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals, which were created by the Professional Education Working Group of the Public Health Agency of Canada. The competencies reflect a national consensus on the education and training required by immunization providers.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this continuing education course the health professional will be better able to:

  • Understand the importance of the key principles of the Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals when integrating immunization into their practice setting.
  • Counsel patients regarding many of the key immunization issues
  • Increase the public's confidence in vaccines
  • Promote safe and competent immunization practices
  • Work collaboratively with other professionals to promote cooperation on important public health issues such as immunization

The course is open to residency programs in paediatrics, community, family medicine, adult infectious disease, internal medicine, gynecology and pharmacy (complimentary registrations), as well as physicians, nurses and pharmacists.

Online Registration

Registration covers admission to all educational sessions and meals scheduled in the program unless otherwise indicated. Food and beverages provided during this course are for registrants only.

Refunds/cancellation policy

Any cancellation must be received in writing by Friday, February 27, 2015 to generate a refund, and a $100 administrative charge will be deducted. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after this date. Registration fees are not transferrable to another attendee or meeting.

Conference Hotel

InterContinental Toronto Centre
225 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2X3

  • Reservations: Phone 1-800-235-4670
  • Special group rate: $184/night (single or double occupancy) plus applicable taxes. To qualify for this special rate, be sure to specify that you are attending the Canadian Paediatric Society when you register. The cut-off date for reservations at the special group rate is Friday, March 6, 2015.



Last updated: Sep 11 2014