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It's National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)! Did you know that flu season can begin as early as October, it usually peaks between December and February, and it can last as late as May? As long as flu virsues are spreading, it's not too late to get a flu vaccine to protect yourself and your loved ones through fall, winter and into spring. #GetAFluVax

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is December 2-8, 2018. Help promote this annual observance among your patients and staff with HHQI's Top 5 Immunization Resources listed below or use the filters to browse additional resources. Please note: You must be registered & logged in to the HHQI campaign website to access some of the resources featured below, but registration is easy and free!

HHQI’s Top 5 Immunization Resources of 2018

  • Adult Immunizations – This HHQI University course focuses primarily on Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunizations, including 2018 CDC guidelines. (2.0 Nursing CEs)
  • HHQI Data Access Report: Influenza Immunizations – HHQI uses the OASIS data received by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to generate custom monthly data reports for all CMS-reporting home health agencies. These reports are free and require no additional work on your behalf; they are waiting for you now in the HHQI Data Access System. View a sample and watch this webinar to learn how to interpret this valuable monthly report.
  • Immunization & Infection Prevention Best Practice Intervention Package (BPIP) – This BPIP assists agency leaders in developing strategies to improve immunization programs that are evidence-based and focus on patient and employee safety. This package has been revised to include current immunization guidelines as of August 2018, including recommendations for the 2018-19 influenza season. Statistics and resource links have also been updated.
  • Protecting Patients... and YOU! – This HHQI University course for home health aides reviews the basics about the flu, pneumonia, and shingles, including vaccines that help prevent these illnesses.
  • Immunization: Your Strongest Defense – In this 11-minute educational video, patients will learn about symptoms, prevention, and myths associated with the flu, pneumonia, shingles, and vaccines.

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Immunization: Your Strongest Defense (YouTube)
Immunization: Your Strongest Defense (YouTube)
Patient education on flu, pneumonia, and shingles (11-min streaming video)
 
Employee Influenza Vaccine Policy Implementation
Employee Influenza Vaccine Policy Implementation
Success story from Visiting Nurse Health System
 
HHQI University flyer
HHQI University flyer
Learn how to earn free CE credits through HHQI University
 
Free CEs from HHQI University
Free CEs from HHQI University
promotional video
 
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP: Home Health Aides
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP: Home Health Aides
Discipline-specific information from the full BPIP
 
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP: Medical Social Workers
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP: Medical Social Workers
Discipline-specific information from the full BPIP
 
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP: Nurses & Therapists
Immunization & Infection Prevention BPIP: Nurses & Therapists
Discipline-specific information from the full BPIP
 
Tips to Boost Health Disparate Immunizations
Tips to Boost Health Disparate Immunizations

 
Tips to Boost Staff Immunizations
Tips to Boost Staff Immunizations

 
Tips to Boost Patient Immunizations
Tips to Boost Patient Immunizations

 
Seasonal Influenza & Pneumonia Clinical Guide
Seasonal Influenza & Pneumonia Clinical Guide
Staff education tool compares & contrasts seasonal flu & pneumonia
 
Immunization Reconciliation Process
Immunization Reconciliation Process
Flowchart for immunization reconciliation
 

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