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The first module of this three-part e-module course will discuss the concept of vaccination as an important part of healthy living and improving quality of life.  This will then lead to an introduction on influenza as a disease, including knowledge on its causes and symptoms.  Influenza vaccination as a preventative and protective measure will be outlined, particularly to help understand its annual need.


  • Immunization as part of your personal health plan
  • When is the flu the flu?
  • Why is an annual flu vaccination important?

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the purpose of vaccination and how it can support health and well-being.
  2. Gain knowledge on important information about influenza as a disease, including its causes and symptoms.
  3. Understand why the importance of influenza vaccination and why it is needed on an annual basis.