Standards for Quality Immunization Practice Course
Course Description

The IHB Standards for Quality Immunization Practice Course (SQIPC) is a one day course designed to ensure healthcare personnel are trained in vaccine policy, vaccine safety, effectiveness, and the standards of military immunizations. This is designed in accordance with the immunizations and Chemoprophlaxis for the Prevention of Infectious Diseases, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) guidelines and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for Immunization practice.

Mission and Objectives:
The mission of the Standards for Quality Immunization Practice Course is to provide evidence-based content to promote healthcare personnel development or performance of safe and effective Immunization healthcare delivery.

Who should attend:
Participants should be medical personnel involved in direct administration of immunizations, including Nurses, Corpsman, Medics, Healthcare Specialists and Immunization Technicians.

Course Training Objectives
SQIPC Teacher
  • Discuss the eight standards for military immunization and illustrate their use in daily clinic operations
  • Differentiate between the various DoD immunization program requirements
  • Discuss the importance of patient screening and education
  • Discuss immunization administration techniques with hands on demonstration
  • Discuss Vaccine errors and Adverse Events related to Immunizations and tools for reporting
  • Discuss staff training and resources
Continuing Education Credits
Upon completion of the Standards for Quality Immunization Practice Course you may qualify for Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credits as well Continuing Education Units for Emergency Medical Technicians. Detailed information is available on the ImzU Continuing Education Credits page.

Register for Training
RegionStandards for Quality Immunization Practice CourseStart Date End Date 
CONUSFort Carson, Colorado Fort Carson, Colorado 06 Jan 15 06 Jan 15Register via ImzU
CONUSHunter Army Airfield, GA Hunter Army Airfield, GA 27 Jan 15 27 Jan 15Register via ImzU
PACOMUSNH Guam USNH Guam 04 Feb 15 04 Feb 15Register via ImzU
PACOMAtsugi, Japan Atsugi, Japan 09 Feb 15 09 Feb 15Register via ImzU

Register for one of these training events by clicking on the register button and completing the on-line registration form. Please note that all applications must be validated and approved by the IHB. Email us at DoDVaccines@mail.mil for more information.


** Training dates and locations on this schedule are tentative and are subject to change. Preliminary information is provided to help you reserve a space on your training calendar. Do NOT make any final TDY arrangements until you have registered for and received a course confirmation. The courses will be open for registration 45 to 90 days prior to the start of the training course, and once the event location details have been finalized.

For more information about upcoming training events, please contact your Immunization Healthcare Specialist or call IHB at (877)GET-VACC.
Request Local Training
The Standards for Quality Immunization Practice Course Team will come to your location upon request (see attached Info Paper). For more information, please contact your IHB Immunization Healthcare Specialist or send us an email including details about your unit, timeframe, number & types of people to be trained, etc.