Healthcare Workers Training Courses on Vaccinations: A Flexible Format Easily Adaptable to Different Healthcare Settings

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Open Access Article
Healthcare Workers Training Courses on Vaccinations: A Flexible Format Easily Adaptable to Different Healthcare Settings
by Laura Serino , Massimo Maurici , Gian Loreto D’Alò , Fabiana Amadori , Elisa Terracciano , Laura Zaratti , Elisabetta Franco and Local Health Units Vaccination Group
Vaccines 2020, 8(3), 514; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8030514 – 08 Sep 2020
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Abstract
Since 2017, Italy has expanded the compulsory vaccination from 4 to 10 for those aged 0 to 16 years. Because of the great organizational effort required for the immunization services, minor attention was given to the vaccinations not included among the mandatory ones. This situation led to a real difficulty in harmonizing the vaccination procedures even inside a single region. In the Lazio region, the Laboratory of Vaccinology of the University of Rome Tor Vergata established a working group to create a new training model for healthcare professionals