Protect patients with immunization
The Immunization Certificate Course is designed to advance the skills, knowledge, and competencies of healthcare professionals who routinely administer immunizations in the workplace.
After completing this course, you should be able to administer safe immunizations according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Advisory Committee of Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations. You should also be able to address patient or parent/guardian vaccine hesitancy.
- Earn a certificate to demonstrate your training and skills in immunization
- Gain affordable CE to maintain your professional credential with a rigorous course of study
- Take the online training on your own schedule
- Download the digital badge as proof that you earned the certificate
Course structure: 7 modules with multiple lessons within some modules. Each lesson has a 5-question quiz at its conclusion. Quizzes can be taken up to 4 times. The final assessment is 100 multiple-choice questions. The final assessment can only be taken once. One additional final assessment retake may be purchased for $75. Once started, the course is open for 90 days.
CE awarded: 6 hours
Expiration date: 1 year from date of issuance
Member fee: $175
Non-member fee: $225
To participate in AMT’s Immunization Certificate Course, participants should have a basic working knowledge of immunization techniques.
This course is designed for medical assistants, nurses, physician assistants, and other allied health professionals who administer immunizations and address vaccine hesitancy.
By the end of this course, participants should be able to:
- Describe the CDC/ACIP recommendations for use of vaccines.
- Describe the ACIP recommendations on immunization for ages 0 to 18.
- Describe the ACIP recommendations on immunization for ages 18+.
- For vaccine-preventable diseases, describe characteristics of the vaccine used to prevent the disease and a specific problem or issue related to that disease or vaccine.
- Identify standards for child, adolescent and adult immunization practices.
- Describe appropriate strategies for adverse events.
- Describe strategies to increase immunization rates.
- Communicate with patients and parents/guardians about vaccines.
- Identify how to store and handle vaccines safely.
- Describe vaccine administration.
- Locate resources relevant to immunization providers.