Learning Outcomes for Study Session 3

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

3.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3)

3.2  Describe what causes common bacterial vaccine-preventable diseases, how the infectious agents are transmitted, and the characteristic symptoms of an affected person. (SAQs 3.1 and 3.4)

3.3  Describe how the bacterial vaccine-preventable diseases tetanus and meningococcal meningitis can be treated, controlled and prevented in rural communities. (SAQs 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4)

Study Session 3  Bacterial Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

3.1  Vaccines, immunity and vaccination