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Gesundheit im Gefängnis: Impfungen für Personen, die in Gefängnissen arbeiten und leben (impfgeschultes Personal)

Understand why vaccination is particularly important in prisons and how to communicate about vaccination effectively.

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Gesundheit im Gefängnis: Impfungen für Personen, die in Gefängnissen arbeiten und leben (impfgeschultes Personal)

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Increase your vaccination knowledge

This two-week course will help you gain an understanding of why vaccines can help protect the health of those living or working in prisons and those around them. What’s more, you’ll develop the skills to communicate about vaccines effectively.

This course has been developed by the European Consortium RISE-Vac who works to protect the health of those in prisons by increasing vaccine literacy.

Understand the importance of vaccination in prisons

You’ll start the course with an introduction to why infectious diseases are particularly important in the prison context. You’ll also examine what the main risk factors are before and during incarceration.

Next, you’ll examine the most relevant vaccine preventable diseases for people living and working in prisons.

Improve your conversations about vaccines

Finally, you’ll learn how you can effectively communicate about vaccinations. With this knowledge, you’ll be able to have quality conversations about vaccination with people living in prison as well as your friends and family. You’ll also discover how to address common perceptions of people living in prison toward vaccination.

By the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge about vaccination in prison that you need to provide best care in this setting.

What topics will you cover?

The aim of this course is for people working in prison to learn about vaccination and its benefits to protecting their own health and those around them. The course will be approximately 4h in duration and can be completed over 3 weeks, with the first module (introduction to vaccines) being voluntary.

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Who is the course for?

This course is designed for staff working in prisons who already have prior knowledge about vaccination.

Who developed the course?

UK Health Security Agency

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is responsible for planning, preventing and responding to external health threats by providing intellectual, scientific and operational leadership at national and local level, as well as on the global stage. UKHSA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department of Health and Social Care.

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