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Class of 2023
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Session Title:
Principles of Vaccination
Teaching Hours:
Teaching and Learning MethodsTotal Scheduled Hours = 1
Lecture = 1
Epidemiology, Preventive Care, illness prevention

Teaching and Learning Methods
Lecture 1 hour(s)

Learning Objectives
Blueprint ID Learning Objectives
6739 Explain the role of immunizations in clinical practice compared to other health care strategies
6740 Outline the types of vaccines that are available
6741 Identify the vaccines given to children and adults routinely in Canada, as well as the main vaccines offered to high-risk groups
6742 List the major precautions and contraindications to immunization, in particular as it relates to live vs inactive vaccines
6743 Locate the sources of current information on immunization for Canadian physicians
6744 describe the more common vaccine preventable illnesses and strategies to prevent them
6745 describe two new conjugate vaccines – pneumococcal and meningococcal
6746 identify which vaccines are given to healthy adults, older individuals and high-risk persons
6747 Explain the positive impact vaccination campaigns have had in the past 100 years
6748 Analyze why some peoples view that immunizations are, or may be, harmful
6749 discuss the pros and cons of immunizations

Linked Course Goal(s) to Session
Blueprint ID Course Goals
7418 Identify risk factors for illness and disease prevention
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
ha-1 ha-2
Linked Program Competencies To Course Goal(s)
ha-1 Health Advocate
Identify the important determinants of health, risk factors for illness, interaction between the population and their physical, biological and social environment, and personal attributes.
ha-2 Health Advocate
Identify public policies and trends that affect health locally, nationally, and globally, and barriers to access for populations, including persons with disabilities, the underserved and the marginalized.

Linked MCC Medical Expert Objectives