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COVID-19 e-learning: Moderna specific module available now

Published: 13 April 2021
 
COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna was granted Conditional Marketing Authorisation by the MHRA on 1st April 2021: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/regulatory-approval-of-covid-19-vaccine-moderna/conditions-of-authorisation-for-covid-19-vaccine-moderna
 
Deployment of the Moderna vaccine will initially be to a selected number of Health Boards aligned to maximise the deployment of the volume of vaccine received in Wales.
 
The COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna eLearning module is now available. NHS employed Immunisers can access this module via ESR, view here for more information: http://nww.immunisation.wales.nhs.uk/elearning (Intranet)
 
Non-NHS Wales staff can access the module via the Learning@Wales platform visit: phw.nhs.wales/immslearning (Internet) for more information.
 
ESR and local authority leads have been informed about the availability of this eLearning module. They have been briefed on how to support staff if there are any issues with accessing COVID-19 immunisation eLearning. If anyone is experiencing log in problems or any technical difficulties when trying to access eLearning via ESR or the Learning@Wales platform they can  contact elearning@wales.nhs.uk
 
There may be a slight delay before the COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna vaccine eLearning module appears on ESR and the Learning@Wales platforms.
 
If any problems are experienced with accessing the COVID-19 modules contact: support@e-lfh.org.uk
 
COVID-19 vaccination training and guidance documents are available to view here: http://nww.immunisation.wales.nhs.uk/covid-19-vaccination-programme (NHS Wales only)
 
There is also an external (public facing) microsite: https://phw.nhs.wales/topics/immunisation-and-vaccines/covid-19-vaccination-information/  this site has a healthcare professional section. COVID-19 training resources are also uploaded here.
A reminder to all trainers that the competency assessment tool developed by Public Health England was updated on the 15th March. As Moderna vaccine is now the third COVID-19 vaccine available, an additional column has been added so that vaccinators can be assessed/self-assess for the different types of COVID-19 vaccine. Also two new specific competencies for knowledge of dilution and vaccine volume required have been added.
 
There is also an external (public facing) microsite: https://phw.nhs.wales/topics/immunisation-and-vaccines/covid-19-vaccination-information/  this site has a healthcare professional section. COVID-19 training resources are also uploaded here.
 
A reminder to all trainers that the competency assessment tool developed by Public Health England was updated on the 15th March. As Moderna vaccine is now the third COVID-19 vaccine available, an additional column has been added so that vaccinators can be assessed/self-assess for the different types of COVID-19 vaccine. Also two new specific competencies for knowledge of dilution and vaccine volume required have been added.