The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics runs several immunization programs!
Maximizing Office Based Immunizations (MOBI) and Teen Immunization Education Sessions (TIES)
These programs are free, statewide immunization education and training program developed for health-care providers. This program, which offers one hour of continuing medical education to eligible participants and a wealth of resources, trains practices in evidence-based strategies to overcome barriers to immunizations. MOBI focuses on children birth to age two and TIES focuses on adolescent vaccinations. It is offered through the Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP), and funded by the Ohio Department of Health with technical assistance from the National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Click here to get more information. You may also contact Melanie Farkas with questions or to schedule a training.
HPV Quality Improvement Program
The Ohio AAP launched a program in November 2016 aimed improving series initiation of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series through strong provider recommendation during the well child visit and through the use of the Fast VAX Facts mobile application. Click here for more information.
Ohio QI2U – MenB Program
The Ohio AAP launched a new, innovative program model in January 2016 to increase attendance at, and the quality of, adolescent well visits and improve the rate of administration of the meningococcal serogroup B (MenB) vaccination.The program will focus on system-based changes to promote attendance at well visits by providing patient reminders, reducing barriers and improving practice culture to allow the administration of the meningococcal serogroup B vaccination. Click here for more information.