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SKAI eLearning

This eLearning module is designed to help you adapt your clinical communication skills to meet the needs of all parents, whether they are ready to vaccinate, have questions or intend to decline vaccination altogether. It teaches all healthcare workers how to use the SKAI system and equips them with strategies to assist immunisation consultations. 

Last updated on 14 June 2023.


Resource type: eLearning
Resource Format: Interactive module
SKAI Topic: Childhood
Time required: Approx. 90min
About this module

Target audience: 
This module may be relevant for all healthcare staff. It was designed mainly for primary healthcare workers who have conversations with parents about vaccination, and may qualify for CPD points as indicated.

The SKAI eLearning module was developed by the SKAI team, led by the University of Sydney in partnership with the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS).

Time to complete: 
90 minutes (approx.)

CPD points: 
This activity is eligible for self-reported learning.


Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the SKAI module, the learner should be able to:

  • Distinguish the differing attitudinal positions of parents towards childhood vaccination to discern appropriate communication needs;
  • Analyse the communication needs of parents to identify communication goals;
  • Utilise the communication goals to select appropriate SKAI communication strategies and resources;
  • Implement SKAI communication strategies with parents to maximise engagement and reduce vaccination hesitancy.
Accessing the module

The SKAI eLearning module is available via the Sydney Child Health Program (SCHP). Please follow the steps below to access the module: 

  1. Create an account on the SCHP website via their sign-up form.
  2. Once you have created an account, click the link to open the module page.
  3. Enrol in the SKAI eLearning module by clicking the button on the right-hand side of the page.