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Healthcare Professionals – Resources Page



Welcome to the healthcare professionals resource page.
This page consists of some useful immunization & vaccines links to assist you in your day to day practice.

Vaccines411 article:

Vaccines – Are your patients up to date?

Fall is flu season1, and for most Canadians, cooler weather signals the beginning of another winter cooped up indoors, or preparing to escape to warmer climes. This may be the perfect time to go over your patients’ vaccination status, while the publicity around getting the flu shot has immunization top of everyone’s mind.

As physicians know, adults are generally mindful about having their children vaccinated – unfortunately, they are much less vigilant when it comes to their own immunizations. The result has been an increasing emergence of vaccine-preventable childhood diseases in adult populations.2 Flu season provides an opportunity to open a conversation about vaccinations...  Read more

Noteworthy:

Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit

The Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit reflects best practices for vaccine storage and handling from Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations, product information from vaccine manufacturers, and scientific studies.

Visit the CDC website to learn more...

 

Immunization and vaccine awareness materials

  • Poster: Be a champion
  • Poster: Boost your power
  • Infographic
  • Video: Vaccination: Are we there yet?

Visit the Government of Canada website to learn more...

 

Useful links:

For health professionals: Flu (influenza)

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 2016-2017

CDC – Centres for Disease Control and Prevention: Travelers’ Health

CDC – Centres for Disease Control and Prevention: Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit

Immunizations: Bringing Newcomer Children Up to Date – Caring for Kids New to Canada

World Immunization Chart: Required and recommended immunizations for all countries, and specific immunizations for selected groups of travellers and persons on working assignments

CPS : Canadian Paediatric Society – links to position statements and practice points

ICID: International Centre for Infectious Diseases – Link to Disease Prevention Program

Immunization Action Coalition – link to information for immunization providers

Immunize Canada – Healthcare Providers Page

National Advisory Committee on Immunization - NACI makes recommendations for the use of vaccines currently or newly approved for use in humans in Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada – Immunization Tools and Resources

Regulations of Vaccines for Human Use in Canada

SOGC: The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Immunization in Pregnancy

Brochure: Are Your Immunizations Up-To-Date?

World Health Organization – Vaccines

World Health Organization – Immunization

 

Québec Specific:

Ministry of Health and Social Services

 

Ontario Specific:

Public Health Ontario – Immunization Links

 

BC Specific:

Immunize BC – Quick Reference- Immunization Communication Tool For Immunizers

 

Manitoba Specific:

Manitoba Health, Healthy Living and Seniors - Communicable Disease Control, Immunization Program Manual for Immunization Providers in Manitoba (January 2014)

 

Winnipeg Specific:

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority – Regional Immunization Manual

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority – Education Portal

 

Alberta Specific:

Alberta Immunization Policy

 

Newfoundland Specific:

Newfoundland Labrador Department of Health and Community Service – Communicable Disease Control Information for Health Professionals

 

New Brunswick Specific:

New Brunswick Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health - Immunization Program Guide

 

 

This list of resources is in no way complete, if you have a resource link which should be included on this page please contact us at ac.114seniccav@troppus.