Beginning or expanding the immunization program in your office offers you the ability to better fulfill your mission of keeping women healthy. Managing an efficient and effective practice is essential for both you and your patients. While the initial addition of providing immunizations will require the full support of you and your staff, after it has been implemented, it is very manageable to maintain a program.
Setting up an office-based immunization program is an important aspect of women’s health. Visit this page to learn how to set up an efficient and effective program in your office.
Recognizing the importance of women receiving recommended immunizations, the College created a coding guide to help keep your office efficient. Visit this page for the College’s current Immunization Coding guide.
Vaccines are a financial investment. Visit this page to learn how to keep your office costs low while providing an essential service.
Once you know which vaccines your office will offer, visit this page to see how to order and keep your vaccines safe.
Vaccines are very safe, but adverse reactions, although rare, can occur. Visit this page to learn about VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System) and the best practices for a safe vaccine program.
The choice for immunization rests with your patient (or their guardian). Visit this page for information on providing patient education for patients who chose to refuse immunizations.
Some patients especially pregnant women may express concern about receiving recommended immunizations. Visit this page to learn how you can effectively address these issues.
After beginning an immunization program, improving your rates is the next step. Visit this page to learn how you can protect a larger number of women.
Vaccines are fragile and must be stored at certain temperatures in order to maintain their efficacy. Visit this page to read how to properly store and handle vaccines.