The Rotavirus Prevention Tool Kit includes practical resources and tools for the clinician that can be readily used to enhance patient care and communication.
This program is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.
CDC: Parents Guide to Childhood Immunization, 2010 (CDC)
This detailed, 64-page, full-color booklet, illustrated with children's artwork, helps parents and caregivers learn about the role vaccines play in helping keep children healthy. (Booklet can be read online, downloaded, or print copies can be ordered free of charge from the CDC.)
CDC: Create a Vaccine Schedule for Your Child (0 to 6 years)
This simple online tool lets you select the child's birth date to create a complete, customized list of recommended immunizations.
CDC: Catch-up Immunization Scheduler
A downloadable program to track skipped or missing vaccines.
Immunization Action Coalition
IAC is a nonprofit organization that promotes immunization for all people against vaccine-preventable diseases. These websites offer educational materials, photos, and video clips for parents, healthcare professionals, the media, and the general public.
www.immunize.org/ and www.vaccineinformation.org/
Vaccine Education Center (VEC)
The goal of the VEC at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is to accurately communicate the facts about each childhood vaccine.
VEC publishes a monthly vaccine e-newsletter for parents titled "Parents PACK." For more information or to subscribe, visit www.vaccine.chop.edu/parents.
Recommended Immunization Schedule, Ages 0-6 Years
Catch-up Immunization Schedule
Standing Orders for Rotavirus Vaccine
Vaccination Screening Questionnaire
Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting Form
Expert ReviewsDennehy PH. Rotavirus vaccines: an overview. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2008;21(1):198-208
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
AAP's childhood immunization website contains information for both parents and clinicians.
Assessment, Feedback, Incentives, and Exchange (AFIX)
CDC quality improvement strategy to raise immunization coverage levels and improve standards of practices at the provider level.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The information on this website ranges from official vaccine recommendations for healthcare professionals to information for the general public about vaccines.
Comprehensive Clinic Assessment Software Application (CoCASA)
CoCASA is a tool for assessing immunization practices. It is designed to be used in conjunction with the AFIX strategy and can be used for immunization assessments across the lifespan.
Every Child by Two (ECBT)
Each website contains a broad array of educational materials and information about vaccines, their safety, vaccine research and science, vaccine misperceptions, and many other topics to help clinicians and parents.
www.ecbt.org and www.vaccinateyourbaby.org
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)
IAC is a nonprofit organization that promotes immunization for all people against vaccine-preventable diseases. These Web sites offer educational materials, photos, and video clips for parents, healthcare professionals, the media, and the general public.
www.immunize.org/ and www.vaccineinformation.org
National Network for Immunization Information (NNii)
NNii provides current, science-based, extensively reviewed information to healthcare professionals, the media, policy makers, and the public.
Vaccines for Children Program
Links to provider information and forms, including eligibility and registration requirements.
External links to original sources or Pub Med citations/abstracts as available.
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