Presentation on theme: "Russell A. Duke. Idaho is 49 th in the nation for vaccine preventable disease coverage at only 54.24%. Surveys indicate a need to educate local health."— Presentation transcript:
Idaho is 49 th in the nation for vaccine preventable disease coverage at only 54.24%. Surveys indicate a need to educate local health care providers. Data indicates that providers are not complying with the national ACIP schedules. Failure to immunize children on schedule can lead to epidemics causing loss of life, loss of quality of life, blindness, amputation, and/or other serious consequences.
$69,800 in Grant Monies Awarded ◦ Regence Foundation ◦ Jeker Trust Partnership with the Idaho Immunization Program ◦ Identify 30 Clinics in Ada County with the Lowest Immunization Rates ◦ Data Collected from the Idaho Immunization Program’s Quality Assurance Review Visits (IIP QAR)
Increase Knowledge and Heighten Awareness Increase Immunization Rates Increase Partnerships Within the Community Provide Support and Education for Health Care Providers
Immunization Education Training Program Training the Health Care Personnel Pre/Post Survey Train-the-TrainerAdvisory Board Analysis Development of Education Training Modules Evaluation Plan Targeted Communication & Marketing
Analyze Data Collected from the IIP QAR Review Findings with Initial Education Team Identify Specific Educational Needs at Each Clinic ◦ Chart Reviews ◦ IIP Site Visit Reports
Meet with Clinical Physicians/Mid-Levels at Each Clinic ◦ Nurse(s) Will Attend to Bridge Gap Between the Providers and Support Staff Discuss Clinic’s Current Rates Review CASA Assessment and Chart Review Findings ◦ Set % of Increase Goal for the Next 12 Months Address Specific Findings and Provide Best Practices Proven to Increase Rates Ask for Commitment in Implementing Change
Create Four (4) Basic Educational Modules ◦ Vaccine Administration/Schedule ◦ Contraindications ◦ Documentation ◦ Reminder Systems Modify Modules to Meet Educational Needs of Each Clinic
Schedule Four (4) One-Hour Trainings Perform Pre-Test Review CASA Assessment and Chart Review Findings ◦ Discuss % of Increase Goal Set by Providers Educate Using the Modified Four (4) Basic Modules ◦ Skip Modules that are Not Needed
Provide Best Practices Proven to Increase Rates Ask for Commitment in Implementing Change Perform Post-Test CDHD Will Provide Ongoing Support ◦ Help Implementing Suggested Changes ◦ Offer Support and Assistance for Running Reminder Recalls Using IRIS or an Internal System ◦ Assist Staff in Setting up Standing Orders
6 Month ◦ Survey and Assess Changes in Knowledge and Practices ◦ Address Barriers and Problems ◦ Communicate Pertinent Immunization Updates 12 Month ◦ Conduct a 50-Chart Review and Run CASA Assess and Compare Rates Provide Feedback and Encouragement ◦ Survey and Assess Changes in Knowledge and Practices
12 – 24 Months ◦ Create a Train-the-Trainer Program One (1) Physicians Two (2) Nurses ◦ Initial Education Team Will Train the New Team ◦ Identify an “Immunization Champion” at Each Clinic ◦ Train-the-Trainer Team Will Help Coordinate Booster Trainings Reaching New Staff Providing Updates and Changes Ensuring Ongoing Education Outreach Continues
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