This online activity is designed to empower nurses with communication skills that increase the effectiveness and level of confidence of their conversations with patients regarding vaccination.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Facilitate patient informed decisions regarding vaccination based on enhanced nurse confidence in discussing immunisation with patients
  • Outline the AIMS method of communication with regards to vaccination
  • Apply the AIMS method of communication to various patient/caregiver groups to improve communication with regards to vaccination
  • Create a systematic approach to provide opportunities for eligible patients to be vaccinated


This Online Course is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 1CPD hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia - Continuing Professional Development Standard. It will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Other healthcare professionals can still enrol and complete this course. You will receive a certificate upon completion.


If you do not already have an account with Arterial Education, you will be required to create one. This verifies that you are a healthcare professional and allows you to log your learning activities.