Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (Comirnaty)

Last updated Monday 18th October 2021

This e-learning session provides specific information about the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (Comirnaty). It is designed to provide healthcare workers involved in delivering the vaccine with the knowledge they need to safely and effectively deliver this vaccine.

This session will cover key information including how the vaccine works, how it should be stored, prepared and administered and any contraindications, precautions and potential vaccine reactions. The Core Knowledge session covers key areas including legal aspects of vaccination. The Core Knowledge session therefore must be completed in addition to this vaccine-specific session.

After completing this Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (Comirnaty)-specific session, you should complete the accompanying knowledge assessment.

It is important to note that different COVID-19 vaccines may become available and that they will have different storage, reconstitution and administration requirements. You must be familiar with the specific recommendations for the COVID-19 vaccine you are delivering.