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Community of Immunizers

Updated 7/2016

What is the Comm​unity of Immunizers

The AAP Childhood Immunization Support Program's online site for collaboration and discussion for immunizers is an innovative way to provide education, resources, practice improvement projects, and a connection to colleagues who are passionate about immunization. ​

How do I access ​the Community of Immunizers

The site requires registration, which is free.  ​

If you are already registered, click here and bookmark this page.

If you would like to register:

  1. Identify or Create an AAP ID
    For those who need to create an AAP ID, please see the guidance. You do not have to be a pediatrician to receive an AAP ID.
  2. Email immunize@aap.org and ask to be added to the site. Be sure to include your  AAP ID number and put "Community of Immunizers" in the title.
  3. You will receive a confirmation email with access instructions once you have been added to the site. The process may take up to 3 business days.

Who should ​join?

All medical staff involved in some part of the immunization delivery process. This includes:

  • Physicians
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurses
  • Medical assistants
  • Office staff

Topic​s

The site will regularly offer educational modules on new topics, but all topics will remain available to users.  

Topics covered include:

  • Vaccine Storage and Handling (Summer 2015)
  • Vaccine Hesitancy (Winter 2016)
  • HPV Vaccine (Summer 2016)
  • More to come (Fall 2016)

For each topic, the AAP, through the Community of Immunizers site, will provide:

  • Practical resources for your office
  • A Webinar, online course, or other education – most will include continuing education credits
  • A Special Section of the Immunization Initiatives Newsletter dedicated to the current topic
  • A discussion board to pose/answer questions and discuss successes and challenges with peers
  • A suggested practice improvement project, PDSA cycle(s) or other practice-change tool
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