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Appropriate vaccine administration is a critical component of a successful immunization program. Proper vaccine administration helps ensure safety and effectiveness.  Learn how to select and prepare vaccines, and administer vaccines.

Training / Education

Web Based

Vaccine Administration e-Learn

This self-paced program, developed by CDC, provides comprehensive training, using videos, job aids, and other resources to accommodate a variety of learning styles.

continuing education credit

Preparing Vaccines: EZIZ

Learn to select and prepare vaccines, and identify expired vaccines.

Certificate of Completion

Administering Vaccines: EZIZ

Learn to identify correct needle lengths, insertion angles and injection sites, and administer injections

Certificate of Completion


Immunization Techniques: Best Practices with Infants, Children, and Adults

Use this Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) DVD to learn how to identify, select, prepare, and administer vaccines and educate patients

cost associated
$17, free to healthcare organizations in California through local health department


Pink Book Webinar Series: CDC

continuing education credit

Safe Injection Practices-How to Do It Right

This award-winning CDC video explains the consequences of not following safe injection practices



Vaccine Administration

Explore CDC resources for vaccine administration and injection safety

Injection Safety

Explore CDC resources for injection safety

Safety Information for Providers

Examine CDC resources for vaccine providers

Preventing Unsafe Injection Practices

Learn about CDC guidelines and recommendations for preventing unsafe injection practices

One & Only Campaign

The goal of the One & Only Campaign is to ensure patients are protected when they receive a medical injection

Clinic Resources: IAC

Educational handouts concerning vaccine administration provided by the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)

Printable Content

Handouts: IAC

Vaccine related information available for printing

Printable Content