Practice Resources

 

 

Immunization Fundamentals

ACOG's Developing an Immunization Referral Tip Sheet

Adult Immunization Schedule 2018

CDC Pink Book 

  • Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit 

  • This updated and redesigned toolkit for health care providers and other interested health care professionals is now available on CDC’s website. This helpful resource provides best practices related to vaccine storage and handling based on recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), product information from vaccine manufacturers, and scientific studies.  

Immunization Action Coalition 

Standing Orders Webinar 

  • Presented by L.J. Tan, MS, PhD, Chief Strategy Officer at the Immunization Action Coalition. 
  • This presentation covers what standing orders are, benefits of standing orders, and how to implement them in your practice. 

Laws and Regulations on Medical Assistants' Role Under Standing Orders 

  • By the Medical Board of California

Standardized Nursing Procedures: A Potential Tool to Help Improve Immunization Rates 

  • By the Immunization Branch at the California Department of Public Health

Factsheets on Immunization & Pregnancy

Maternal Vaccination

  • A quick-review chart of what vaccines are recommended before, during, and after pregnancy

Making a strong vaccine referral to pregnant women: Strategies for healthcare professionals

Resources by Vaccine

Flu Resources

Tdap Resources

Pneumococcus Resources

Zoster Resources

CME or Continuing Education Opportunities

ACOG Continuing Medical Education 

  • This page lists ACOG opportunities for Continuing Medical Education credits

CDC Pink Book Webinar Series 

  • Weekly webinars available for credit
  • Recasts are archived on the website for viewing after the live date

ACOG's Webinars for Providers

Obstetrician-gynecologists provide many women with comprehensive preventive services. As part of this preventive care, ACOG encourages ob-gyns to become immunization champions. To help ob-gyns provide this crucial health care service, ACOG has developed a series of webinars to detail ACOG and ACIP immunization recommendations and provide resources for incorporating immunizations into routine practice. 

Click here to view all archived ACOG immunization webinars.

Coding Resources

Coding Resources Overview

Immunization Coding for Obstetrician-Gynecologists 2016 

  • Correct coding helps ensure that a practice receives payment for vaccines given to patients. ACOG has published this updated coding guide solely focused on immunizations, published in June 2016.

Immunization for Women Coding Resources

  • Includes ICD-10 implementation information, quick glance guides for immunization coding, and FAQs.

ACOG Coding Assistance

  • ACOG Fellows and their staff can submit specific OB/GYN coding questions to this ACOG Coding Assistance by registering for our New Ticket Database.

Updated 11/8/17

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