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Immunization Resources for Providers

The resources below will assist midwives in providing immunizations to their clients:

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ACNM Resources


ACNM Talking Points

Letter to Providers from ACNM President

ACNM Position Statements

ACNM Signs on to Influenza and Pregnancy Dear Colleague Letter

Resources for Ordering and Administering Vaccines

American Academy of Pediatrics Report on Immunizing Close Family Contacts in the Office Setting

Share with Women from the Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health


"Be a SuperMom" Materials

Developed by ACNM through a grant from ASTHO and the CDC, these downloadable resources feature colorful superhero characters and succinct information on the benefits of immunizations to engage your clients.

Posters

Download 18x24-inch Be a SuperMom full color poster, in English and Spanish (Order a printed version from ShopACNM by clicking HERE)

Download 18x24-inch Be a SuperMom full color poster, in Arabic

Download 11x17-inch Be a SuperMom full color poster, in English and Spanish

Download 11x17-inch Be a SuperMom full color poster, in Arabic

Handouts

Questions Women Have About Vaccines—Overview
[ENGLISH VERSION] | [SPANISH VERSION]

Understanding Vaccines During Pregnancy
[ENGLISH VERSION] | [SPANISH VERSION]

Frequently Asked Questions about the Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Vaccine
[ENGLISH VERSION] | [SPANISH VERSION]

Frequently Asked Questions about the Flu Vaccine
[ENGLISH VERSION] | [SPANISH VERSION]

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Get the Facts!
[ENGLISH VERSION] | [SPANISH VERSION]

Get the Facts on HPV!
[ENGLISH VERSION] | [SPANISH VERSION]

Be a SuperMom Coloring Pages—You can download a PDF with 8 pages of Superhero-themed illustrations featuring the benefits of vaccinations to share with your young artist. [ENGLISH VERSION] | [SPANISH VERSION]


Curriculum on Immunization for midwifery students and other health care professionals

ACNM created an evidence based curriculum that is free, measured with a pre- and post-test, and a passing score of 80. The curriculum can be found by clicking here.


CDC Resources



ACOG Resources



Additional Spanish-Language Resources


Additional Resources


ACNM and ASTHO collaboration on Immunizations


  • ACNM surveyed its membership in December 2013, and used the survey results to develop materials for midwives, including talking points, and materials for women and their families. About 940 members responded to the survey. Over 80% of the respondents reported that they either screen or provide immunizations to their clients. The biggest information needs identified by the survey include lack of knowledge of the safety of immunizations, talking points for clients, contraindications/indications, updates on the schedule, and the state Immunization Information Systems. Barriers for those not offering immunizations were reimbursement, not enough interested patients, and not enough storage space. This project hopes to address these needs.


  • Following the dissemination of ACNM’s influenza and immunization project materials, ACNM members were surveyed a second time in order to gauge the effectiveness of the resources and to gain further insights to improve immunization uptake among women. The final survey was sent out to ACNM members in June of 2014. The results were used to target specific gaps and guide the development of future resources.

Survey Results


 



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