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Welcome to free online training for schools TK–12th grades! These interactive modules are designed to support your efforts in implementing school immunization requirements. 

Become an Immunization Champion for Your School!

Please see the list of training modules and objectives below. Click on the links to begin.

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1. Getting Started (7 mins)

  • Understand your role and identify resources

2. California School Immunization Requirements (12 mins)

  • Define required vaccination abbreviations and names
  • Determine if students have received the number of doses required for each immunization

3. California School Admission Requirements (15 mins)

  • Define unconditional and conditional admission
  • Define permanent medical exemption and temporary medical exemption
  • Determine if requirements are met for unconditional admission
  • Determine if requirements are met for conditional admission

4. Processing School Immunization Records Part 1 (8 mins)

  • List the steps to process immunization records
  • Practice using the four steps to process student immunization records

5. Processing School Immunization Records Part 2 (19 mins)

  • Identify student school immunization records that fall into the six reporting categories
  • Process international students and other transfers such as homeless and foster students

6. Following Up on Conditional Entrants (24 mins)

  • Process school immunization records with multiple follow-up dates.
  • Follow up for continued attendance

 

 7. Reporting Immunizations (updated August 11, 2023)​

TK/Kindergarten (21 mins)
7th Grade (18 mins)
Pre-Kindergarten (Child Care) (20 mins)

  • Gather information necessary to report school/pre-k immunization information.
  • Complete the Immunization Assessment Worksheet.
  • Report your immunization information on the reporting website.

    Note: The reporting trainings have been updated and include the new reporting site that is going live in September. CDPH will send information about how to register for the new site soon. 

    If you viewed the trainings in the past, you may need to delete your browser history to view the updated modules.​


View more training for Pre-Kindergarten Immunization Requirements (Child Care).​

Tell Us What You Think

Send us your feedback about the training modules by emailing ShotsforSchool@cdph.ca.gov with the subject line “School Training Modules.” If there is an issue with specific content, please include the name of the module, page number, and description. (Include a screen shot, if possible.)

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