Provider education and training

Immunization recommendations and requirements are always evolving. New vaccines are developed, vaccine recommendations are revised, vaccine shortages occur, new immunization tools are created to improve provider practices, and the school and childcare immunization requirements are updated. The Louisiana Immunization Program offers educational resources and training opportunities to help vaccination providers stay up-to-date on this important information.

Louisiana Shots for Tots Conference

Date/time: December 2020

Location: TBA

Registration information coming this fall.


Adult Immunization Webinar Series:

This new webinar series launched in 2019 with the goal of increasing adult vaccination awareness among vaccination providers in Louisiana. The series of webinars are held quarterly during lunch in hopes that medical professionals can learn during lunch without affecting their regular clinic duties.Below is information on the webinars previously completed in 2019.

August 7, 2019 with Kevin A. Ault, MD as the presenter. The title of his presentation was “Maternal Immunization: Past, Present and Future". Click here to view presentation slides.

May 29, 2019 with Dr. David Kim as the presenter. The title of his presentation was “Improving Immunizations for Adults: Updates and Strategies.” 

February 22, 2019 with Dr. Glen Nowak as the presenter. The title of his presentation was “Achieving Success in the Challenging World of Adult Immunization - A Communication's Perspective.”

VFC related resourcesClick here to access VFC enrollment related resources maintained by the Louisiana Immunization Program.

CDC immunization webcasts and online courses

CDC TRAIN CDC's external learning management system
General Best Practice Guidelines for Immunization Self-paced document averaging 3 hours
HPV Vaccine: Same Way, Same Day Self-paced mobile app available for download from the Google Play store and the Apple iTunes store
HPV Vaccine: A Shot of Cancer Prevention Webcast – 18:45 minutes
Routinely Recommending Cancer Prevention: HPV Vaccination at 11 and 12 as a Standard of Care Webcast – 60 minutes
You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention – Train the Trainer Webcast – about 65 minutes
You are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention—2018 Webcast – about 65 minutes
Immunization: You Call the Shots Self-paced web-based modules.  Averaging 60 to 90 minutes per module
Influenza Update, 2018-2019 Web-on-demand – 23 minutes
Keys to Storing and Handling Your Vaccine Supply—2018 Web-on-demand – about 50 minutes
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinators Orientation—Module 1: Program Overview Web-on-demand – about 65 minutes
Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Webcast
Teaching Immunization for Medical Education (TIME)

Multi-station clinical teaching scenarios targeting medical students

Webinar Series for Pink Book Fifteen 60 to 90 minute modules, available as webinars