Vaccine specific learning resources

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The COVID-19 Vaccines currently available have different storage, handling and administration characteristics. You can find learning to help support you to develop vaccine specific knowledge and skills in this section. Topics covered include vaccine contraindications and precautions, safety and efficacy, administration, dose and schedule and administration of specific COVID-19 vaccines

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You can find learning resources to support the development of vaccine specific knowledge in this section under the following headings: 

You will also find version control logs that highlights any updates made to the resources. 

Vaccine Specific Information for COVID-19 Vaccinators
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It is important to note that different COVID-19 vaccines may become available and that they will have different storage, dilution/reconstitution and administration requirements. You must be familiar with the specific recommendations for the COVID-19 vaccine you are delivering. 


Pfizer BioNTech (Comirnaty®) 10 micrograms/dose licensed for those aged 5-11 years
Comirnaty 10mg dose

Pfizer BioNTech (Comirnaty®) 30 micrograms/dose licensed for those aged 12 years and above
Comirnaty 30 mg Dose

AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria®)

Moderna (Spikevax®)

Third Primary Dose

Booster Programme

Spring Booster Campaign 2022

Vaccination Clinic Posters
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These resources may be available, in full or summary form, in alternative formats and community languages.  Please contact NHS Education for Scotland on 0131 656 3200 or email to discuss how we can best meet your requirements.

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