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The Knowledge Hub connects you to relevant, up-to-date professional development opportunities and resources. Get the resources you need with the Knowledge Hub.

COVID-19 Vaccination Training for Health Workers
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The National Department of Health has teamed up with the South African Vaccination and Immunization Center Department of Virology at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University and other support partners to deliver a short course and resources to prepare vaccinators to implement COVID-19 vaccination. This course is primarily for frontline health workers vaccinators.
Learning objectives: By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • explain cold-chain requirements, storage and handling principles for various delivery contexts, and describe options/procedures for waste disposal;
  • describe the process of COVID-19 vaccine administration and identify infection prevention and control measures that should be used during vaccination sessions;
  • identify an adverse event following immunization and explain how to report AEFI following COVID-19 vaccination;

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Getting started

  • Simple sign up

    • Visit the Knowledge Hub on your computer, tablet or phone.
    • Click the Sign up button. Follow the simple process to create your personal profile. You will need your PERSAL and ID numbers, facility name and job role profile.
    • Next time you visit, simply log in with your chosen username and password.
  • Start your unique development journey

    • Choose priority competencies to streamline and customise your dashboard.
    • Customise your KH dashboard feeds based on your CPD opportunity preferences.
    • View and manage bookmarked CPD opportunities.
    • Access a personalised portfolio of current and completed professional development opportunities.
    • Update your personal information and preferences at any time in the future as your needs change.
  • Personalise your dashboard

    • Based on your role profile and facility, the Hub will identify mandatory and recommended opportunities for you.
    • Access a searchable catalogue of all national and provincial Department of Health development opportunities available on the Knowledge Hub.
    • Bookmark identified opportunities to keep a record of those you would like to take up at a later date.
    • Enrol in opportunities and keep a printable record of opportunities you have completed.
    • Access an eLibrary of curated policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures.
    • Receive Knowledge Hub email alerts targeted specifically for you.

The Knowledge Hub

the CPD solution for the National Department of Health

The Knowledge Hub will help you build your competence and improve your professional skills. The KH provides you:

  • Relevant CPD opportunities: Access professional development opportunities, including online and blended-learning courses, conferences, face-to-face workshops, and self-study resources to meet your specific needs.
  • Up-to-date information and policies: Access all the latest legislation, policies, guidelines, standard operating procedures, reference materials, and best practices you need.
  • Email communication: Stay in the know with email alerts about new CPD opportunities and customise your entire KH experience based on your job profile and needs.