COVID-19 Vaccine Fundamentals

Product code: WMT208

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About this course

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Delivery method

Online

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Less than 1 hour

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Audience

Employees

Managers

Supervisors

Executives

 

On July 8, 2022, the online course COVID-19 Vaccine Fundamentals (WMT208/W210) will be removed from the School’s learning catalogue.

Learners will have until 4 pm (ET) on July 8, 2022, to complete this online course.

If you have additional questions, please contact the School’s Client Contact Centre.

Vaccination is one of the most effective ways to protect yourself, your family and your community against COVID-19. This online training session provides federal employees with the foundational knowledge needed to understand the importance of vaccination, the benefits of getting vaccinated against COVID-19, and the process involved in developing vaccines and monitoring their safety. Through a series of video vignettes, participants will learn how vaccination against COVID-19 can protect them and also the people around them.

Topics include:

  • explaining the benefits of vaccination
  • monitoring vaccine safety and effectiveness
  • understanding mRNA vaccines and how they work

This training session was developed by Health Canada's Public Service Occupational Health Program which is responsible for providing occupational health advice and guidance to the core public administration related to COVID-19.

Notes:

Google Chrome users: There may be a 24-hour delay until your completion confirmation status appears in your learner profile.

This session will help to answer the following frequently asked questions:

  • Why is vaccination important?
  • How do I know the vaccines are safe?
  • What are the common side effects of the different COVID-19 vaccines?
  • Does someone who has had COVID-19 still need to get vaccinated?
  • Do young, healthy people need to get vaccinated?

For questions about vaccines, please contact your health care provider. For questions related to the Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, please speak with your manager.

Legacy course code: W210

Date modified: 2022-02-07

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