Session includes:

  • 30 minutes of learning

    to complete at your own pace

  • Editable workbook

    to keep your notes and ideas

  • Certificate of completion

    to download and share

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About this session

The Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre is an educational website, developed with the aim of providing up-to-date immunisation information for both healthcare professionals and members of the public.

Based at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), MVEC is a research organisation, and are affiliated with SAEFVIC (Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Vaccination in the Community), the Victorian Vaccine Safety Service.

The content of MVEC reflects a collaboration of information prepared by immunisation pediatricians and adult physicians, immunisation nurses, infectious disease specialists, allergy specialists and infection control teams.

MVEC is a proud member of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Vaccine Safety Net. All Vaccine Safety Net members are endorsed by the WHO as a source of reliable and credible vaccine safety information.

MVEC is funded by SAEFVIC and the Victorian Government Department of Health (DH) Immunisation Section.

Expert Speaker

Dr Daryl Cheng

Paediatrician; Senior Research Fellow, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Dr Cheng is a general paediatrician who works at The Royal Children’s Hospital and Monash Children’s Hospital. He is a Senior Research Fellow at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. He has special interests in immunisation, education and health informatics.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome!

    • About

    • A note on professional development

  • 2


    • Downloadable Coursebook

    • Video

  • 3


    • From vaccination to ventilation: 5 ways to keep kids safe from COVID when schools reopen

  • 4


    • Test your learning

  • 5


    • What did you think?

    • Questions and suggestions

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