Resources for Flu Vaccination Solutions

Resources to Educate Providers on Flu Vaccination

Many steps can be taken and resources utilized to help educate the clinical team on the risks of flu and importance of vaccination rates.

Here are some examples:

Host an annual presentation on flu vaccination by the clinics and health systems, since many clinicians are not fully informed about this clinical area and related local data

Set-up a lunch and learn for staff on the importance of flu vaccination

Share educational resources available online

Leverage ImmYounity 2.0, a digital e-learning platform for improving vaccine confidence and coverage. This platform offers:

• Interactive learning modules and videos to build knowledge and demonstrate best-in-class skills
• Personalized education based on role physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, nurse, medical assistant, pharmacist
• Gamification to increase participation and completion rates
• Ability to quantify results through outcomes research and measurement to maximize education

Resources to Support Flu Vaccination

University of Pittsburgh Medical School: 4 Pillars Practice Transformation Program

  • Step-by-step guide to improve vaccination rates in outpatient practice settings
  • Includes free vaccination resources, videos, links, fliers, etc

AMA STEPSForward: Adult Vaccinations – Team-Based Immunization

  • Provides a comprehensive guide to implementing an adult vaccination program

Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide

  • Free guide on adult vaccination covering a wide range of critical topic

American College of Physicians: Adult Immunization Clinical Resources

  • Quality improvement (QI) program developed for residents and internal medicine practices to implement vaccine programs

Resources to Educate Patients on Flu Vaccination

CDC – Influenza (flu): Free Resources

  • Print and digital resources in multiple languages to educate patients

CDC – Influenza (flu): National Influenza Vaccination Week

  • Held during the first full week of December each year
  • Presents an opportunity to remind patients (and clinic staff) about the importance of annual flu vaccination