Nursing CPD Institute

Viral Vaccine Development

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 03 July 2022
This session will look at some of the different platforms used in making viral vaccines. The failure rates and teams around the world deploying multiple technologies to produce a vaccine that will be effective in developing antibodies.

“Gain an understanding of the different platforms used to develop viral vaccines”

Course Content

Scientists, pharmaceutical companies and governments are moving with unprecedented haste to develop a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2.

Vaccine development has historically had a high failure rate and teams around the world are deploying multiple technologies to produce a vaccine that will be effective in developing antibodies.

This session will look at some of the different platforms used in making viral vaccines. 

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Review vaccine components – learn about what is in a vaccine, and what is not. 
  • Gain an understanding of the different platforms used to develop viral vaccines
  • Explore the 2 candidate COVID-19 vaccines that the Commonwealth has secured for Australians and discuss some issues surrounding these vaccines
  • Investigate influenza vaccines and potential causes of differences between the viruses in the vaccine and the ones that are circulating

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