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Immunization is a vital component of prenatal care, offering protection from preventable diseases to patients who are pregnant and their fetuses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends immunizing every patient who is pregnant during their third trimester with tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine and providing influenza vaccine to all patients who are pregnant during the flu season.
This supplement from the American Academy of Family Physicians shares learnings from state chapter quality improvement initiatives designed to increase adult pneumococcal vaccination rates. The project was supported by a grant from Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning & Change.
Strategies to improve your adolescent patients’ immunizations.
This organizational supplement summarizes information and resources the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) develops, utilizes, and disseminates to family physicians and their health care teams to increase influenza vaccination rates.
Getting more patients immunized against the flu does not require complicated strategies.
This three-step framework can help you address patients' concerns about influenza immunization.
When this community took a more organized approach to providing vaccinations rather than simply reacting to public demand, everyone benefited.
Make this hectic time of year a little smoother by reminding yourself and your staff how to code flu shots.