Vaccine Administration

$10.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Intermediate


CEU Course Description

This CEU course discusses staff training and education; patient care before administering vaccine and during vaccine administration; infection control; vaccine preparation; route and site; nonstandard administration; managing acute vaccine reactions; documentation; strategies to prevent administration error; and vaccine adverse event reporting system.

Article Author:  Jennifer Hamborsky, MPH, MCHES; Andrew Kroger, MD, MPH; and Charles Wolfe; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate the “Rights of Medication Administration,” which should be applied to each encounter when vaccines are administered.

2.  Investigate, whenever solution and container permit, what the vaccine should be visually inspected for.

3.  Identify the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis that will usually begin within minutes of vaccination.

4.  Describe the proper procedure when vaccinating persons with bleeding disorders.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

To see approvals for a different license type in your state, visit our state by state provider approval listings here.


Course Development: Each course is identified and reviewed by the appropriate Quantum Units Education consultant with professional and licensed expertise in the various disciplines we serve. Our professional consultants oversee course development to satisfy the needs of various professionals based on their board requirements, rate course degrees of difficulty and ensure the course content and exam questions are appropriate, relevant and comprehensive. See our professional staff and their bios here.

*Questions regarding how to take a course, refunds, grievance policy and ADA policy can be found here.
*Questions regarding this course or need support? Contact us at

Added On: 2016-02-03

Powered by LIFTOFF Digital | Web Design and Development