IAFP Adolescent Immunization Initiative

Education

Log onto the IAFP education website (requires separate login/registration*) for free online CME on the following topics:

Adolescent Immunizations: What We Have Learned and Where We Need to Go
Presented by: Anton Grasch, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, UnityPoint Health Methodist Family Medicine, Peoria, IL 

Learning Objectives: 
1. Describe the barriers to vaccinating adolescents in the current health care system 
2. Review vaccine-preventable diseases which impact adolescents 
3. Describe strategies to improve adolescent vaccination

Immunizing Adolescents against Human Papillomavirus (HPV): What You Need to Know 

Learning objectives:

  • Understand current guidelines for immunizing adolescents against human papillomavirus (HPV).
  • Educate patients and their parents/guardians about the importance of immunization.
  • Develop an office-wide strategy to improve the immunization rate with adolescent patients (e.g., patient recall and reminder systems, standing orders).
Immunizing Adolescents against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Meningococcal Disease: What You Need to Know

 Learning Objectives

  • Understand current guidelines for immunizing adolescents against human papillomavirus (HPV) and meningococcal disease.
  • Educate patients and their parents/guardians about the importance of immunization.
  • Develop an office-wide strategy to improve the immunization rate with adolescent patients (e.g., patient recall and reminder systems, standing orders)
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QI Activity

HPV Quality Improvement: Completing the Series part of the Immunizing Adolescents against Human Papillomavirus (HPV): What You Need to Know activity

 Our Aim:

  • Increase the rate of completion of the recommended three-dose series of HPV vaccine in appropriate patients.
  • Increase the number of scheduled HPV immunizations by at least 20%

Click here to learn more about the HPV QI on Completing the Series here and how your practice can get started!

 

IAFP Resources & Patient Materials

We are pleased to offer two patient education brochures to use in your practice.

Top 10 Takeaway’s from… Adolescent Immunizations: What We Have Learned and Where We Need to Go

Top 10 Takeways from... Immunizing Adolescents against Human Papillomavirus (HPV): What You Need to Know 

IAFP Adolescent Immunization Newsletter (2017)

Immunizing Adolescents against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) - UPDATED IN 2016!! A Guide for Patients and their Parents or Guardians

Immunizing Adolescents against Meningococcal Disease
- A Guide for Patients and their Parents or Guardians

Order patient brochures for your practice - click here

 

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