Field Partner Resources

Field Partner Resources

VAS+D Service Delivery

The following resources are for Field Partners who are providing vitamin A supplementation and deworming (VAS+D) service delivery to children and for facilitators who are conducting courses.

If you have questions or suggestions regarding these resources, please send an email to technicalservices@vitaminangels.org.

Which training opportunity is best for your organization?

Vitamin Angels is committed to building field partner capacity and learning by providing the following training tools. Contact your Vitamin Angels representative or email technicalservices@vitaminangels.org to request a training tool or for more information.

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  • Training Toolbox – Use this document to choose which types of training and support tools are best for your organization's training needs.
  • VA Training Plan – Fill in the Training Plan and email to your Vitamin Angels representative in order to get access to offline eLearning, instructor-led training, or to have hard copies of the Visual Checklist or other materials mailed to your organization.

Training Comparison Table

Training Options Benefits Requirements

eLearning:
The easiest, most readily available option for getting the most people trained in the least amount of time.

Most comprehensive training option

Easy to train large numbers of service providers in a short period of time

Taken at learner’s pace

Certificate of Completion

Can repeat the course multiple times

Computer or smartphone

Strong, reliable internet connection or USB port and internet access

Completed VA Training Plan


Instructor-Led Training:
Traditional face-to-face learning with fewer technology requirements.
 

Face-to-face interaction with instructor and real-time feedback

Certificate of Competency

5 – 7 hours

Completed VA Training Plan

Requires VA approval depending on availability

Training Support Tools
Benefits
Requirements

Visual Checklist:
Use this job aid to learn how to administer vitamin A and deworming by following the illustrated instructions step by step.

Easy to access and share

Useful during practice and on the job

Printer

May be requested for each service provider
from Vitamin Angels 
with a completed VA Training Plan

Instructional Videos: 
Learn how to administer vitamin A and deworming by watching instructional videos.

Visual representations of service delivery

Easy to access and share

Re-watch to practice skill

Good for review training

Computer or smartphone

Strong, reliable internet connection

Instructor-Led Course Slides:
Use this PowerPoint presentation to review vitamin A and deworming information and key points.

Easy to access and share

Good for refresher training

Can be shared with multiple staff

Computer or smartphone

Internet connection to download

Educational Materials:
Resources for Field Partners to use when educating service providers, stakeholders, and beneficiaries about the benefits of VAS+D and prenatal multivitamins and how to best distribute them.

Illustrated, printable instructions

Can be shared with multiple staff

Easy to bring to distribution site

For download:

Computer and printer

Strong, reliable internet connection

For printed copies from VA:

Complete VA Training Plan

eLearning

The following resources are for organizations who are interested in taking the vitamin A supplementation and deworming (VAS+D) eLearning course and would like additional resources for their organizations.

Download eLearning course to your computer
Would you like to take the eLearning course on your computer? Click here to download and save the desktop/USB version of the VAS+D eLearning course for Windows. Once the course is downloaded using an internet connection, it can be taken offline at any time.

Take the eLearning course online
Would you like to take the eLearning course online? Please email technicalservices@vitaminangels.org to request log-in information from the Vitamin Angels’ Technical Services team. Please write your name, country and field partner name in the subject of the email (example: 'Subject: Sony Smith, India, Children of the World').

The following Educational Materials are needed for eLearning: Visual Checklist and Performance Checklist. For more materials, click here.

Instructor-Led/Group Training

The following resources are for organizations who are interested in the vitamin A supplementation and deworming (VAS+D) instructor-led course and would like additional resources for their organizations. For more information on instructor led/group training, please email technicalservices@vitaminangels.org.

  • VAS+D Learner's Guide and Facilitator's Guide - This document is for VAS+D course facilitators and contains the Learner's Guide materials as well as facilitator-specific information. This Learner's Guide serves as the road map to guide the learner through the VAS+D course.

The following Educational Materials are needed for Instructor-Led/Group Training: Visual Checklist and Performance Checklist. For more materials, click here.

Instructional Videos

The following instructional videos demonstrate how to deliver vitamin A and deworming (VAS+D) according to best practices.

  • VAS+D Service Delivery Videos – The videos show a demonstration of how to deliver VAS+D services to children.
  • VAS Videos – The videos show a demonstration of how to deliver VAS services to children.
  • Deworming Videos – The videos show a demonstration of how to deliver deworming services to children.
  • How to Practice Giving VAS+D – It is always important to practice giving vitamin A and deworming before an actual distribution, campaign or camp.  Watch these videos for important tips on how to practice.

Educational Materials

Visit the Educational Materials webpage for manuals, posters, fact sheets and other materials for Field Partners to use when educating service providers, stakeholders, and beneficiaries about the benefits of VAS+D and prenatal multivitamins and how to best distribute them.

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