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An Introduction to Vaccines

Level:
Foundation
Area:
Medical Science
Code:
MSF10
Duration:
03:00:00
Workshop profile:
This workshop is intended for anyone who is interested in learning more about vaccines.
Objective:
At the end of this workshop, scientific/medical writers should be able to • Understand how vaccines are developed and used • Have a good understanding of current issues in vaccinology
Content:
The workshop will start with a general introduction to vaccines (basics of immunology, types of vaccines, use of adjuvants), followed by a discussion of methods of administration, scheduling and testing. Recent issues/developments will also be explored. Note that the format will be lecture-based with some quizzes and brief exercises.