How to Run an HPV Vaccination Clinic by myx21442

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									    How to Run an HPV Vaccination Clinic
1. Set clinic dates, adjust your appointment                  12. Prepare reading material on the disease,
   book. Not too early – allow time for stock to                  the vaccines and pre-immunisation checks.
   arrive mid-late July 2007 and for the public                   Hand-out to waiting patients. See Division's
   media campaign to settle.Not too late – allow                  HPV Vaccination info pack.
   6 months before the end of the program in
                                                              13. Consult the vaccine PI before administering
   June 2009.
                                                                  vaccines and GP sheet in the pack for info
2. Assess time & materials requirement. Look                      on contraindications.
   at the number of eligible patients and assume
                                                              14. Run the session with a doctor and nurse
   ½ will respond.
                                                                  working in tandem – or in a way that suits
3. Book nurse. Either contract an accredited                      your practice.
   nurse immuniser, or if using a GP provider
                                                              15. For example:       Doctor and nurse work in
   book assisting practice nurse time.
                                                                  same room. Doctor talks to patient about the
4. Extract a list of female patients 18-26 years                  vaccine & their current health, checks for
   old from your records.                                         contra-indications, establishes whether other
                                                                  vaccines are indicated, obtains consent (you
5. Send an invitation (see sample letter),
                                                                  can use the DHS Immunisation Consent
   recommending immunisation and asking the
                                                                  Card for Adults or make note in electronic
   patient to make an appointment on your
                                                                  patient file) and records vaccine/s given.
   nominated clinic dates. Some practices just
   nominate dates and times and have ‘open                    16. Nurse gives vaccine and instructs patient
   house’.                                                        about side effects of vaccine and to remain
                                                                  in the waiting room for 15 minutes
6. Instruct  receptionists     to make                 the
                                                                  afterwards.
   appointments for every 10 minutes.
                                                              17. This sort of approach takes around 5-10
7. Order your vaccine early. It is important to
                                                                  minutes and allows for item 3 bulk billing, or
   add a note to DHS that you intend running
                                                                  item 23 if other issues arise that need to be
   clinics and give dates – to ensure timely
                                                                  dealt with during the consultation.
   supply and to explain quantity required.
                                                              18. Ask patients to wait 15 minutes following
8. Rehearse with your nurses and fellow
                                                                  vaccination to ensure they are fit to leave.
   immunisers what each of you will say to
   patients, so that your information is not                  19. Give patients a leaflet about HPV and
   contradictory.                                                 vaccine side effects to read during this
                                                                  waiting period. Provide patient with "HPV
9. Offer other vaccines opportunistically, eg.
                                                                  Record    of    Vaccination  &    Possible
   MMR, Boostrix or Fluvax.
                                                                  Reactions".
10. Inject HPV vaccine always on the same arm
                                                              20. Record encounters in your clinical notes or
    and in the same manner, agreed by all
                                                                  computer immunisation field. Keep a tally if
    providers. You will then know which vaccine is
                                                                  you wish to count numbers administered per
    causing a reaction, if any.
                                                                  clinic. Complete DHS register form for all
11. Have adrenalin ready and drawn up, and                        patients under 18.
    have oxygen equipment to hand.
                                                              21. Flag, on computer or manually, recall for
                                                                  the next due dose reminder, and make
                                                                  appointment with the patient if possible.




                                                    P.T.O.




                        Central Highlands General Practice Network – contact : Belinda Carra 5428 4848
          References: Central Highlands GP Network Flu & Pneumo Vaccination Manual 2002 & North East Valley DGP
                                                     www.nevdgp.org.au
How to Run an HPV Vaccination Clinic
 HPV Vaccination Program Resources – all included in Central Highlands
 General Practice Network HP practice info pack.

 1. Flow chart of process
 A flow chart to guide your practice vaccination plan and a step-by-step MD instruction
 sheet:- Click here, or go to www.nevdgp.org.au, see the Information Management box top
 right, click on "IM Resources", scroll down to "Cheat sheets". Or see copy in info pack.

 2. Gardasil Recall Letter Template MD version, provided by Dr Peter Eizenberg. Click
 here, or go to www.nevdgp.org.au, see the Information Management box top right, click
 on "IM Resources", scroll down to Templates group 9. Or see copy in info pack.

 3. Information Sheets:
 Phone Immunise Australia National Infoline on 1800 671 811 to order Cervical Cancer Parents
 brochures and Young Womens brochures, and HPV Vaccination Program Summary for General
 Practice.
 National HPV Vaccination Campaign - Clinic Action Plan - a checklist for reviewing your practice's
 plan, from CSL (pdf). Click here for link to NEVDGP site, or see info pack.

 5. Useful links and contacts
      The National Cervical Screening Program website - DoHA website – Click here for link, or
         go to:
         http://www.cancerscreening.gov.au/internet/screening/publishing.nsf/Content/cervical-1lp
      CSL contact: Genevieve Nihill 0412 385 491
      Department of Human Services (Victoria) 1300 882 008
      Your Division of General Practice (see below)




                                                      P.T.O.




                 Central Highlands General Practice Network – contact : Belinda Carra 5428 4848
   References: Central Highlands GP Network Flu & Pneumo Vaccination Manual 2002 & North East Valley DGP
                                              www.nevdgp.org.au

								
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