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Learning Outcomes

What will you learn from this module in the course? Find out below.

People living and working in prisons are at a higher risk of coming into contact with infectious diseases, a number of which can be prevented by vaccination.

Ensuring high vaccination rates in prisons can be highly effective in preventing disease outbreaks and protecting the people working and living in prisons, as well as their friends and family, and people in the wider community.

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand what vaccines are and the diseases they can help prevent
  • Understand how living and working in prison exposes you to infectious diseases
  • Understand which vaccine preventable diseases are particularly relevant for people working and living in prisons
  • Be vaccine confident and able to address questions/concerns regarding vaccines, in particular from people living in prisons
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Prison Health: Vaccinations for People Working and Living in Prisons (Non-Vaccine Trained Staff)

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