Using the immunisation updates

Find most of the answers to your questions on how to use the Immunisation Update and where to find further information.

The immunisation updates are available for single user use only.

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Accessing the immunisation updates

The immunisation updates can be accessed by completing a registration form (external site). Your request will be responded to within 3 working days. Once access is provided, users will have two weeks to complete the module and obtain a copy of their certificate.

The immunisation updates have been developed by the Communicable Disease Control Directorate (CDCD), WA Health.

The online version creates a solution to the provision of immunisation updates, in an efficient and effective manner to immunisation service providers.

Important information

  • Although nurses with immunisation certification are required to undertake an annual update to maintain their certification, the update is also available to all immunisation providers as a tool to increase immunisation knowledge.
  • The update is comprised of 4 modules including scenarios and quizzes.
  • It will take approximately 4 hours to complete.
  • You will be able to print a certificate upon successful completion of all modules.
  • It is your responsibility to store this certificate safely as it is evidence of completing the update.
  • User access to the platform will be automatically removed at the end of the two-week period. There will not be a record of any assessments or certificates. All modules must be completed within the two-week period.

The immunisation updates are provided free of charge.

The program should be usable on most desktop browsers such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge.

The immunisation update is best accessed through the use of a desktop or a laptop. The use of iPads and mobile phones is not recommended as the content may not launch in the Articulate Mobile Player.

Please allow pop-ups from our program to allow full usage of the immunisation updates. This can be done from the tools tab in your browser settings.

© All material within the immunisation updates are subject to copyright.

Using the immunisation updates

You will find a navigation button on the homepage after login that will assist you in navigating through the program.

On the top left hand side of the screen you will see the Menu which you can use to find content by search. Within the slides are interaction tabs which you can use by clicking on the PREV and NEXT buttons. Clicking on these will take you to the next content slide.

Finding the glossary

The tabs on the left hand side of the screen are; Glossary, Resources and References which will appear when relevant. Clicking on these will open a drop down over the existing screen you are viewing and you can simply close these to return to the main screen.

Do I have to complete the quizzes?

The assessment is compulsory in order to gain your certificate for the respective update, which can be printed at the successful completion of the program.

Print and saving an electronic version of the certificate

Once you have completed the module, you will be able to print your certificate to a printer or save as a PDF. You need to do this at time of assessment completion. Please note: You will not be able to re-access the certificate without completing the module again, therefore it is important to print or save PDF when on the certificate page. CDCD are not able to provide certificates to individuals who have already completed or left the module.

Viewing the videos

The videos will load and play automatically, but may take a minute or two to load depending on your bandwidth and server functionality. Each video has closed captioning that can be turned on and off using the Toggle button as desired.

Providing feedback on the education program

CDCD appreciates all feedback and will incorporate any suggestions for module improvement. You are required to complete an evaluation which you will be guided to on completion of the final assessment.

CPD points

The following information is highlighted on your certificate, should you be audited by AHPRA:

  • The immunisation update may take approximately 4 hours to complete.
  • The influenza module may take approximately 2 hour to complete.
  • The shingles module may take approximately 2 hours to complete
  • The Public Health Perspective module may take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Troubleshooting tips

  • Allow popups from the site to ensure full access
  • Check your security settings on your browser all storage of your details to ensure printing of your certificate and storage of your data to our system.

More information

Last reviewed: 16-02-2022
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