Education Program for Immunization Competencies

Immunization is a complex field, and vaccines are being given by a growing number and wider range of health professionals. The CPS is an experienced leader in this area, and has provided interdisciplinary education to thousands of learners since 2002.

EPIC is a one-day live course held on Saturday, April 1 in Toronto. The program is based on the document Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals, developed with the Public Health Agency of Canada, a landmark national consensus guideline on education and training for immunization providers.

Course Objectives

After participating in this program, you will be able to:

  • Integrate key principles of the guideline into any practice setting.
  • Counsel patients on important immunization issues.
  • Build public confidence in vaccine efficacy and safety.
  • Ensure safe and competent immunization practices.
  • Work collaboratively with other professionals to promote cooperation on important public health issues such as immunization.

Last updated: Mar 14 2017