Immunizations

Tools and Resources for Provider Education

Select a section:

  1. Populations

General Population

Immunization Education Clinical Scenarios
http://www.immunizationed.org/anypage.aspx?pagename=ClinicalScenarios
Clinical education scenarios are provided at this site that can be used for a medical education class.  Topics provided include adolescent immunization, chronic liver disease, and human papilloma virus. 

Age

Children

Be Wise Immunize
http://www.texmed.org/bewise/  
Be Wise Immunize is a program designed to increase immunization rates.  Patient education materials and tools can be found on the site.

  1. Settings

Healthcare-based

Immunization Management Consultancy (IMC)
http://www.sdiz.org/HealthcarePros/index.html
A free educational program developed to help medical providers to increase immunization rates.  The site provides information on services and resources for providers. 

Worksite-based

You Call the Shots
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/ed/youcalltheshots.htm
You Call the Shots is a web-based immunization training course that consists of a series of modules that discuss vaccine-preventable diseases and explains recommendations for vaccine use.

Smallpox: What Every Clinician Should Know
http://www2.cdc.gov/nip/isd/spoxclincian/default.htm
This is an interactive web-based program, by the CDC, with information for clinicians on clinical features, diagnosis and treatment of smallpox.  Includes practice questions, case scenarios, and enhanced reference materials.

Smallpox: Vaccine Storage and Handling
http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/smallpox/vaccination/storagehandling.asp
An interactive web-based program, for medical care professionals, that provides guidelines for vaccine-preventable disease surveillance, case investigation, and outbreak control.

  1. Implementation
  1. Evaluation

Immunization Program Evaluation (IPE)
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/ipe/index.html
A guide developed by the CDC for program evaluation, including a systematic investigation of the structure, activities, or outcomes of public health programs.

  1. Other Tools/Resources

The Pink Book
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/index.html#chapters
A guide developed by the CDC as informational guide about vaccinations.

Immunization Practice Toolkit
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/
A CDC toolkit that provides a compilation of resources for healthcare personnel who provide immunization services

Screening Questionnaire for Children and Teens
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4060.pdf
This two page questionnaire for parents helps determine which vaccines they should receive that day at the office.

"Vaccine Handling Tips"
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p3048.pdf
"Vaccine Handling Tips" offers valuable information on safeguarding vaccines from the time you receive them to the time you administer them.

"Administering Vaccines: Dose, Route, Site, and Needle Size" Factsheet
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p3085.pdf
A factsheet that has information on administering the vaccines most commonly given to children, teens, and adults, including combination vaccines.

Standing Vaccination Orders
http://www.immunize.org/standingorders/
This site provides standing orders for administering several different vaccinations. 

Immunization Action Coalition: Educational Materials
http://www.immunize.org/printmaterials/questions.asp
This site provides educational print materials for diseases and vaccines. 

Be Wise Immunize
http://www.texmed.org/bewise/  
Be Wise Immunize is a program designed to increase immunization rates.  Patient education materials and tools can be found on the site.

Pandemic Flu Toolkit
http://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandemic/healthprofessional.htm
This site provides the Pandemic Flu Toolkit.  Quarantine information, vaccine information, and infection control are topics discussed in the toolkit.

Childhood Immunization Scheduler
http://www2a.cdc.gov/nip/kidstuff/newscheduler_le/
This website provides an instant childhood immunization schedule for children under six years of age. 

HPV Vaccine Resources
http://www.acha.org/Topics/hpv.cfm
Resources developed to provide college health professionals with sample communications materials and suggested methods of spreading campus awareness.  Facts, posters, and sample letters are provided.

You Call the Shots
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/ed/youcalltheshots.htm
You Call the Shots is a web-based immunization training course that consists of a series of modules that discuss vaccine-preventable diseases and explains recommendations for vaccine use.

Pharmacist Information
http://www.flusource.com/index.jsp
This site provides information about the pharmacist as a influenza vaccine provider.

Immunization Action Coalition
http://www.immunize.org/
This site provides information for health professionals, the public and coalitions.  


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