Vaccine Communications

Upcoming 2022 Training & Registration Dates

All trainings are held in Pacific Time. Registration closes 7 business days prior to the training date at 5 PM. 

The 3 hour online self-study must be completed before attending the live training. 

  • July 13, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Registration: OPEN, will close June 28
  • August 10, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Registration: Closed, will open July 1

Trainings in Spanish: Comunicando Sobre las Vacunas Contra el COVID-19



How to Register

NOTE: Please use Google Chrome to access the VTA+ registration and course website. ​

Training Course Information

Vaccine Communications Team Email: [email protected]

Audience/Who Should Register:  Local Health Jurisdiction (LHJ) and state employees who will be working in the area of COVID-19 vaccine outreach and communication.

Length of Course: 3 hours of online self-study and 4 hours (one half day) of live webinars and skill development activities. The online self-study must be completed before coming to the live training.

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide accurate and non-judgmental answers to frequently asked questions about the safety, benefits, and availability of COVID-19 vaccines.   
  • Describe barriers to vaccination and facilitators of vaccination, especially among communities most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Apply principles of health coaching, motivational interviewing, and cultural humility to support people with their decision-making around if, when, and how to get vaccinated. 

Language Offerings: The course is currently offered in English. Trainings in Spanish will be offered in late Spring of 2022.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): UCSF Pandemic Initiative for Equity and Action is an approved provider of continuing education by the California State Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 17635. This training is approved for up to 10 continuing education hours. Board requirements prevent us from offering CE credit to people who arrive more than 15 minutes after the start of the training or leave the training early. Therefore, partial credit will not be awarded. For questions about CEUs, please email: [email protected].

Cancellation Policy: Please notify program team 48 hours before training date if you would like to cancel or reschedule.

Refund Policy: Classes are free of charge and no refund will be provided.

Accessibility Accommodations: Our goal is to create trainings that are accessible to everyone. Please email us about accessibility barriers or to request accommodations: [email protected]. Please send your accommodation request at least one week before your training date. We'll do our best to support any accommodation requests regardless of timing.

Training Agenda

NOTE: Final training agenda available in the course on the VTA+ website.