Description of this module




Objectives - With this training, the attendee should be able to:

  • Understand the immunization mechanisms in the body;
  • Identify the main types of vaccines;
  • Know the side effects and contraindications that may occur in the administration of vaccines;
  • Recognize the main existing vaccines on sale in the pharmacy;
  • Recognize the importance of vaccination and alert users to its importance.


  • Immunology
  • Vaccines
  • Types of vaccines
  • Adverse reactions and precautions
  • New vaccination strategies
  • Role of adjuvants
  • National Vaccination Plan
  • Expositive methods (oral exposure of the contents);
  • Demonstrative methods (pictures and videos displayed);
  • Active methods (case studies discussion and constant interaction with participants to consolidate the learned ideas and contents).
  • Final evaluation of the knowledge acquired by the learner;
  • Evaluation of the trainer, the training session and the training provider.
  • This training aims to involve all health professionals: pharmacists, technicians and pharmacy assistants, nurses and assistants, managers and supervisors who exercise their activity in the field of the pharmacy.
  • This training includes material to support the learning and an attendance certificate.