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SPOTLIGHT ARCHIVE: Global Immunizations

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Learning products and resources designed to help the public health community learn ways to prevent illness globally through immunization.

Global Immunizations Learning Products

2011 Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the principles of vaccination, general recommendations, immunization strategies for providers, and specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines that prevent them

Adolescent Immunizations: A Practice-based Approach (Medscape Education)

  • Presents a roundtable discussion on adolescent vaccines developed for distribution on Medscape

CDC Expert Commentary: Vaccine-Preventable Diseases — Roll Up Your Sleeves!

  • From collaborative series between CDC and Medscape
  • Provides steps to protect patients from preventable illness

Current Issues in Immunization NetConference (CIINC)Continuing Education

  • Presented by the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
  • Designed to provide clinicians with the most up-to-date information on immunization

(The)Immunization Encounter: Critical Issues [CE]Continuing Education

  • Addresses issues related to the routine immunization clinic encounter
  • Include patient and parent communication and education, vaccine storage and handling, preparing for medical emergencies, screening for contraindications and precautions to vaccination, and records and documentation

Immunization in practice — Case Studies

  • Contains several case study questions that can be included during the training of health workers

Smallpox: What Every Clinician Should Know

  • Provides key information about smallpox and smallpox vaccine

Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

  • Provides the key information needed by public health staff charged with surveillance of vaccine-preventable diseases

Teaching Immunization Delivery and Evaluation (TIDE)Continuing Education

  • Uses clinical scenarios to trigger problem solving and discussion
  • Developed by the Medical University of South Carolina and the Ambulatory Pediatric Association/Society for Adolescent Medicine

Users' guide on how to use and adapt an excel  workbook for conducting immunization coverage cluster survey, based on a standard template

  • Includes 27 worksheets for electronically support and assist field investigators during an immunization coverage survey
  • Provides direction for adapting the workbook for an individual survey, perform data entry, analysis, estimate confidence intervals, and illustrate findings

Global Immunizations Resources

Valuable training and learning resources on the Spotlight topic, intended for the public health community.

Additional Global Immunizations Resources

A range of resources on the Spotlight topic relevant to specific audiences, or useful to the general public.

Information regarding training products and resources featured in the Spotlight was provided by

  • TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network (TRAIN), a free service of the Public Health Foundation
  • National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
  • Page last reviewed: January 1, 2012
  • Page last updated: January 1, 2012
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