Canadian Pharmacists Association
Canadian Pharmacists Association

Resource Round-up: Childhood vaccination

As COVID-19 vaccines are now approved for use in children aged 5 to 11, pharmacists and other providers are gearing up to jump into action as part of this next phase to protect our kids.

Whether you’re administering vaccines in your pharmacy or helping parents and kids understand the benefits of getting vaccinated, there’s lots of information to wade through. Here is a round-up of some helpful resources.

CPhA resources

NACI guidelines

FAQs and decision-making resources

University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy

Children’s Healthcare Canada

medSask

Additional practice resources from medSask can be found here

Centre for Effective Practice

  • The Centre for Effective Practice is one of the largest independent knowledge translation organizations for primary care in Canada. Their COVID-19: Vaccines resource is updated regularly and features new updates about COVID-19 vaccines for children.

Strategies and tips for a positive experience 

The CARD System

The CARD system provides strategies that can be used to help cope before and during vaccination.

Needle fear/pain management

Our Resource Round-up series gathers available resources and practice tools on important health topics to help you in your practice. This is not an exhaustive list of available resources on childhood vaccination. Something missing? If you have information, tools or resources you think we should include, please let us know at practicedevelopment@pharmacists.ca

Last updated on December 22, 2021