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Arizona Immunization

Program Office. (AIPO). What is AIPO?. AIPO is the Arizona Immunization Program Office. Leads . public health immunization efforts in the . state . Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Arizona Immunization






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Arizona Immunization Program Office(AIPO)Slide2

What is AIPO?AIPO is the Arizona Immunization Program OfficeLeads

public health immunization efforts in the

state

Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionSlide3

What are our goals?Prepare for and respond to Public Health Emergencies

Provide a Safety Net of Services and Community Support

Promote Healthy and Safe Community Environments

Build awareness of public health value

Leverage technologies to achieve resultsSlide4

What does AIPO do?

Vaccines for Children (VFC)

County/Partner Collaboration

School and Childcare Assessments

Health Education

Special Programs

ASIISSlide5

What is Vaccines For Children (VFC)?

A

federal program that offers all ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices) recommended vaccines at no cost for

eligible

children through VFC enrolled providers

.

FY 2013

:

Vaccine Doses Distributed:

1,527,216

Vaccine Dollars Spent:

$78,987,031.15

Number of Arizona VFC Providers:

879Slide6

Who is ACIP?

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

for Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Group

of

medical

and public health experts that

develops recommendations on how to use vaccines to control diseases in the United

States

Recommendations

stand as public health

advice

lead

to a reduction in the incidence of vaccine preventable diseases

increase

in the safe use of vaccines and related biological products. Slide7

Immunization Schedules

ACIP provides general recommendations on childhood, adolescent, adult and catch-up vaccination schedules

Also provides recommendations for

Health-care Personnel

Travel Vaccinations

Pregnant Women

Complete list of ACIP recommendations are published in the MMWR

Schedules available on CDC website at

www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/index/htmlSlide8

What kind of Education Information and Resources are available?

Immunications

Quarterly newsletter

Reaches over 2,800 healthcare professionals

Accessed online at

http://

azdhs.gov/phs/immunization/newsletters.htm

Annual Immunization Conference

21

st

year

250-300 healthcare professionals attend from around the state

2014 Theme - Immunization Nation: across all Borders, across all Generations

April 23

rd

& 24

th

,

2014

Registration open now at

http://asdhs.gov/phs/immunization/conference.htmSlide9

What kind of Education Information and Resources are available?

AIPO Website –

http://azdhs.gov/phs/immunizations

TAPI website –

www.whyimmunize.org

CDC website –

www.cdc.gov/vaccines

Various flyers and brochures which can be handed out to patientsSlide10

What is the Arizona State Immunization Information System (ASIIS)?

Description

Created in 1994, the Arizona State Immunization Information System collects, stores, analyzes, releases and reports immunization data and serves as a record keeping system for all children who receive immunizations in Arizona

Number of enrolled providers

There are over 2500 providers enrolled

Number of children in the system

There

are approximately

5

million children in the

systemSlide11

What is the Arizona State Immunization Information System (ASIIS)?

Number of doses in the system

From 1/1/1998 until now there have been 57,693,970 vaccines administered

Provider outreach

ASIIS hotline available Monday-Friday 8-5 pm to answer and assist any questions or concerns

Training for new and existing ASIIS users on the ASIIS homepage. Users have 24 hour access to on-line training modules that they can review as many times as they need.

In- person trainings at selected sites coming the summer of 2014.Slide12

We can provide technical support

Call the ASIIS hotline with data entry questions

Call our nurses for specific immunization questions

Schedule intervals

Appropriate use of vaccines

ACIP recommendationsSlide13

Questions?