Learning Outcomes for Study Session 10

  • 10.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 10.1 to 10.5)
  • 10.2  Describe how to use the basic EPI recording tools: immunization cards, the EPI Registration Book and the tally sheet. (SAQ 10.1)
  • 10.3  Explain how you calculate immunization coverage and dropout rates and use them to monitor the success of your immunization programme. (SAQs 10.2, 10.3 and 10.4)
  • 10.4  Explain the possible causes of low immunization coverage rates, and/or high dropout rates, and suggest ways to improve these EPI indicators, including systems for tracing defaulters. (SAQs 10.3 and 10.4)
  • 10.5  Describe how you make accurate, timely and complete immunization Summary Reports from your Health Post. (SAQ 10.5)

Study Session 10  Monitoring your Immunization Programme

10.1  EPI recording tools