Immunization Program Leaders Course
Course Description

The Immunization Program Leaders Course is a two day course designed to ensure credentialed healthcare providers, clinical managers, and other senior leaders understand responsibilities for the successful management of an immunization program.

Mission and Objectives:
The Immunization Program Leaders Course is to train credentialed healthcare providers,clinical managers, and other senior leaders to provide quality immunization services, exhibit competency when participating in risk communication activities, and exercise good immunization program management techniques for medical personnel assigned to administer immunizations in the clinic.

Who should attend:
Participants should be the credentialed providers (Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants), Nurses, and other healthcare personnel who provide direct oversight and management of immunization activities.

Course Training Objectives
IPLC Students
  • Identify the clinical policies and procedures for the management of an immunization program
  • Differentiate methods to improve the quality of vaccine delivery and address immunization issues
  • Discuss clinical emergency management and treatment of Adverse Events related to immunizations and tools for reporting such events
  • Discuss principles of mass immunization and travel related activities
  • Differentiate between Vaccine Error and Adverse Event Reporting systems
  • Develop and demonstrate techniques for immunization risk communication
Continuing Education Credits
Upon completion of the 2 day Immunization Program Leaders Course you may qualify for Continuing Education Credits (CME, CE & ACHE). Detailed information is available on the ImzU Continuing Education Credits page.
Register for Training

RegionImmunization Program Leaders Course LocationsStart Date End Date 
PACOMHonolulu, HI Honolulu, HI 17 Feb 16 18 Feb 16Register via ImzU
CONUSFt. Campbell, KY Ft. Campbell, KY 24 Feb 16 25 Feb 16Register via ImzU
CONUSNavy Environmental and Preventive Medicine - Norfolk Va Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine - Norfolk Va 09 Mar 16 10 Mar 16Register via ImzU
CONUSFort Bragg, NC Fort Bragg, NC 23 Mar 16 24 Mar 16Register via ImzU
CONUSCamp Lejeune Camp Lejeune 13 Apr 16 14 Apr 16Register via ImzU
CONUSJoint Base Andrews, MD Joint Base Andrews, MD 25 May 16 26 May 16Register 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.

RegionImmunization Program Leaders Course LocationsStart Date End Date
CONUSFort Knox, KY 27 Apr 16 28 Apr 16
CONUSNavy Operational Support Center Quincy 14 May 16 15 May 16
PACOMOkinawa, Japan 14 Jul 16 15 Jul 16
PACOMSeoul, Korea 19 Jul 16 20 Jul 16
CONUSFort Hood, TX 17 Aug 16 18 Aug 16
PACOMCamp Pendleton, CA 21 Sep 16 22 Sep 16

** 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 (IHS) or call IHB at (877)GET-VACC.
Request Local Training
The Immunization Program Leaders 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.