Pediatric and Adolescent Immunizations
Return to all Infant, Child, and Adolescent Medicine sessions.
Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.
1. Identify available vaccine administration strategies and resources, available patient education resources, vaccine alert systems, and current immunization schedules.
2. Use evidence-based recommendations and guidelines to establish standardized vaccine administration procedures, including standardized protocols to screen for immunizations during patient encounters.
3. Counsel patients, and parents of children, using available patient education resources and motivational interviewing about vaccine safety and efficacy.
4. Participate in available childhood immunization programs, and administer using a standardized process.
Donald B. Middleton, MD, Professor, Department of Family Medicine; Vice President for Residency Education, UPMC St. Margaret, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- 1.00 AAFP prescribed