Immunisation hub

Information, resources and education for health professionals

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) welcomes you to the Immunisation Hub for nurses and health professionals.

ACNs Immunisation Hub provides clinical advice on the safest and most effective use of vaccines in practice to educate and support immunisation providers to deliver vaccines safely.

Get the latest specialised immunisation advice and resources, and sign up for our immunisation education courses designed to help you deliver immunisation services to your community. These include vaccine-preventable diseases fact sheets and FAQs, recorded presentations, webinars, clinical decision-making resources and education courses designed by industry experts and educators to provide professionals with a comprehensive understanding of immunisation principles, the epidemiology of vaccine-preventable diseases, and implementing and monitoring vaccination programs.

'Did you know?' immunisation facts

Immunisation coverage rates

The National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) analyses the data in the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) to obtain the statistics for vaccination coverage in children. On 31 March 2021, the AIR was used for the first time to collect vaccination coverage data for adolescents and adults.

Use the interactive feature to view the immunisation coverage rates by map or graph.


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Immunisation course

307 Immunisation for Health Practitioners (HESA Accredited)

The Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) 307 Immunisation for Health Practitioners course is based on the National Immunisation Education Framework for Health Professionals (2017) and has been accredited by the ANMAC subsidiary Health Education Services Australia (HESA) to deliver this course. HESA is the National body for health education accreditation and ACN is the first institution to have its Immunisation course accredited.

Face-to-face CPD

Catch-up Principles, Determining Catch-up Requirements in Clinical Practice

Catch-up Requirements in Clinical Practice Including Special Risk Groups

Providing catch-up vaccination is an important component of maintaining individual and herd immunity within the community. Opportunistic vaccination is important and should be undertaken at every opportunity.

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023
Time: 4pm – 6pm AEST

Online CPD

Influenza vaccination 2022

ACN offers immunisation specific CPD in the form of updates addressing contemporary topics, updates and specialty topics of interest. New options are added throughout the year and may include live webinar sessions and/or self-paced interactive modules.

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