Purpose: While the complete BCCDC Immunization Competency Course is recommended for all new vaccine providers, it is recognized that in the context of the global pandemic, the need for an expedited immunization competency education process is essential to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in a timely manner (i.e., for those who will be providing COVID-19 vaccines only). As such, this course has been developed to equip new immunizers with the knowledge necessary to provide safe and effective COVID-19 immunization based on the Immunization Competencies for BC Health Professionals which are an adaption of the Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC) immunization competencies.
Intended Audience: New vaccine providers involved in the COVID-19 Immunization Program
Website: PHSA LearningHub
The BCCDC COVID-19 Immunization Competency Course consists of two components: