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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. What are our goals?.

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Arizona immunization program office aipo

Arizona Immunization Program Office(AIPO)


What is 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


What are our goals

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 results


What does aipo do

What does AIPO do?

  • Vaccines for Children (VFC)

  • County/Partner Collaboration

  • School and Childcare Assessments

  • Health Education

  • Special Programs

  • ASIIS


What is vaccines for children vfc

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: 879


Who is acip

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.


Immunization schedules

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/html


What kind of education information and resources are available

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

    • 21st year

    • 250-300 healthcare professionals attend from around the state

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

    • April 23rd & 24th, 2014

    • Registration open now at http://asdhs.gov/phs/immunization/conference.htm


What kind of education information and resources are available1

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 patients


What is the arizona state immunization information system asiis

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 system


What is the arizona state immunization information system asiis1

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.


We can provide technical support

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 recommendations


Questions

Questions?


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