Learning objectives:

This presentation is for learning purposes and all the material which is included in the presentation is taken from well-recognized websites.

By the end  of this  session,  you should  be able to:

  • Explain what COVID-19 is and be aware of the pandemic.
  • Understand the policy behind the COVID-19 vaccination  programme.
  • Describe how vaccines work and how they are developed and trialled.
  • Identify the groups who are at high risk for COVID infection and  who should be prioritized to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Describe the process of consent and how this applies when giving  vaccines.
  • Understand the legal mechanisms by which immunizers can supply  and administer COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Describe the key principles of how to correctly store, prepare and  administer COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Communicate key facts in response to questions from patients and  direct them to additional sources of information.