JAMA Covid-19 Learning Source
Browse the JAMA Network COVID-19 collection, including Q&A’s with NIAID’s Anthony Fauci, an interactive map of the outbreak courtesy of The Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, and past publications on vaccine development, infection control, and public health preparedness.
Maintaining Childhood Immunizations During COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing rapidly and continues to affect communities across the United States differently. Some of the strategies used to slow the spread of disease in communities include postponing or cancelling non-urgent elective procedures and using telemedicine instead of face-to-face encounters for routine medical visits.
Ensuring the delivery of newborn and well-child care, including childhood immunization, requires different strategies. Healthcare providers in communities affected by COVID-19 are using strategies to separate well visits from sick visits. Examples include:
- Scheduling well visits in the morning and sick visits in the afternoon
- Separating patients spatially, such as by placing patients with sick visits in different areas of the clinic or another location from patients with well visits.
- Collaborating with providers in the community to identify separate locations for holding well visits for children.
Because of personal, practice, or community circumstances related to COVID-19, some providers may not be able to provide well child visits, including provision of immunizations, for all patients in their practice. If a practice can provide only limited well child visits, healthcare providers are encouraged to prioritize newborn care and vaccination of infants and young children (through 24 months of age) when possible. CDC is monitoring the situation and will continue to provide guidance.
AHEC: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Safety
The National AHEC Organization is pleased to provide you with this free continuing education opportunity to learn more about HPV vaccination safety. After completion, participants will have a better understanding of the background of HPV vaccine,vaccine safety systems and findings, cite effective communication messages on HPV vaccine safety, provide care and counsel for patients and families.
Online Training: Implementing Standing Orders Protocols for Adult Immunization
The content for this six-part webinar series will help healthcare settings implement SOPs for adult immunizations. The Executive Summary, provided by IAC executive director, Dr Deborah Wexler, gives a concise overview of the entire series presented by Drs William Atkinson and Litjen Tan. Attending this series does not earn Continuing Education (CE) credit. The series is developed and provided by IAC, IDCareLive, and Pfizer.
Registration is free but is required in order to view any session. The link will bring up a short registration form to create a free IDCareLive account, if you don’t already have one. After signing up, you will be transferred directly to the intended page.
Access the Executive Summary