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UPenn Fights Influenza:
Baby, Be Wise -- Immunize!

Using song and lyrics to raise awareness of the importance of influenza vaccination for HCWs, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania created this 5-minute video featuring scores of employees lip-synching to a doo-wop beat.
Information for Healthcare Professionals
Influenza - prevent a bad disease with a good vaccine!
Vaccination Resources
Here's where practitioners can find resources to assist in providing vaccination services to their patients.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Resources for Health Professionals
A summary of influenza vaccine resources including information about vaccine administration, target groups, supply, storage & handling, and patient education materials.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)

Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Health-Care Personnel — 2011–12 Influenza Season, United States
Source: MMWR, September 28, 2012/ 61(38); 753–757

Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Pocket Information Guide
Order laminated pocket guides for front-line healthcare personnel with information on indications and contraindications for the vaccines, information on targeted populations to be vaccinated, details on how to administer the vaccines, and talking points for patients.
Source: National Influenza Vaccine Summit

Screening Questionnaire for Injectable Influenza Vaccine [PDF]
A self-screening tool to help patients determine if contraindications to TIV exist; includes a separate section to explain answers to the healthcare provider
Source: Immunization Action Coalition
 
Screening Questionnaire for Intranasal Influenza Vaccine [PDF]
A self-screening tool to help patients determine if contraindications to LAIV exist; includes a separate section to explain answers to the healthcare providers
Source: Immunization Action Coalition
 
Standing Orders for Administering Influenza Vaccine to Children and Adolescents [PDF]
A useful tool incorporating procedures to allow non-physician healthcare providers to administer vaccine under physician supervision (where allowed under state law or rule)
Source: Immunization Action Coalition
 
Standing Orders for Administering Influenza Vaccine to Adults [PDF]
A useful tool incorporating procedures to allow non-physician healthcare providers to administer vaccine under physician supervision (where allowed under state law or rule)
Source: Immunization Action Coalition
 
Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) for Inactivated Influenza Vaccine [PDF]
Federal law requires all providers to give this statement to their patients (or parent/legal representative of a minor child) before administering the vaccine
Source: Immunization Action Coalition [other languages]
 
Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) for Live, Intranasal Influenza Vaccine [PDF]
Federal law requires all providers to give this statement to their patients (or parent/legal representative of a minor child) before administering the vaccine
Source: Immunization Action Coalition [other languages]


Quick Reference Information: Medicare Immunization Billing [PDF]
This two-sided job aid gives Medicare fee-for-service physicians, providers, suppliers, and other health care professionals with quick information to assist with filing claims for the influenza, pneumococcal, and hepatitis B vaccines and their administration
Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

 
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