Patient Education Videos for Your Practice!
Sponsored through a grant from the NJ Department of Health, NJAFP has created a series of patient education videos designed to dispell the myths surrounding vaccines. These short videos are free to download and use in your waiting room or exam room. You may also request a DVD if your office does not have an Internet-enabled TV.
Get Your Immunization Standing Orders Templates!
We know how hard it is to navigate current immunization guidelines. In order to help your healthcare team assess a patient’s immunization status and administer vaccinations, the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), in conjunction with Pfizer, has provided downloadable Standing Orders templates for twelve adult vaccines.
Pneumoccocal Vaccine Timing
Confused about when to offer the right dose of pneumoccocal vaccine? See this CDC infographic for help.
New Jersey Immunization Information Network (NJIIS)
Through NJIIS you can obtain a complete and accurate immunization history for a new or continuing patient; produce immunization records, reduce paperwork, manage your vaccine inventory and much more. Join NJISS to improve your immunization practice.
The Maternal and Child Health Consortia provide trainings to health care providers and their staff for NJIIS, at no cost. The link lists the NJIIS trainer/contact person by county in which they serve. https://njiis.nj.gov/njiis/jsp/trainingschedule.jsp
For current NJIIS training opportunities please visit https://njiis.nj.gov/njiis/jsp/traininginfo.jsp
Raise Immunization Rates in Your Practice
Vaccines are one of the most important parts of staying healthy in adulthood. Get the support and resources you need to raise immunization rates in your practice, protect your patients, and increase revenue. Join the American College of Physician’s (ACP) I Raise the Rates program, a quality initiative dedicated to raising adult immunization rates in New Jersey, Florida, Louisiana and Arkansas. Benefits include access to a monthly newsletter, coaching calls, and support from an expansive network of physicians, nurses and public health professionals to help you succeed in raising the rates. You’ll gain expert insights into methods for quality improvement, patient communication, billing and coding, and involving residents and staff to build a culture of immunization in your practice. For more information on how to join the I Raise the Rates initiative in New Jersey, contact Michael Cestare, program manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. This project is supported by funds from Pfizer.
NJAFP Receives "Best in Class Award" for Pneumococcal QI Program
NJAFP was recently presented with a Best in Class Award by the Alliance for Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals (ACEhp) for its quality improvement program focused on improving Pneumococcal immunization rates in New Jersey. As a result of this quality improvement and education program, the participating practices raised their Pneumococcal vaccine rates by over 22% within a one-year period.