Immunization Education Programs

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November 19, 2020 - Author: and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Immunization Education Programs


Intended for physicians, nurses, medical assistants, provider office staff, and healthcare professional students and can be presented at a variety of locations such as: grand rounds, medical staff meetings, conferences, provider offices, and classrooms. Continuing education credits (CME, CNE) are available. Please see brochure for more information.


Physician Peer Education Project on Immunization (PPEPI) 

Free Immunization Education Sessions for Physicians:
Healthcare providers and their staff need to know the most current information on vaccines, immunization recommendations, and schedules. The Physician Peer Education Project on Immunization (PPEPI) offers 1-hour immunization updates presented by practicing physicians at no cost to you. Keep up-to-date by scheduling one of these free, accredited 1-hour educational sessions:

• Pediatrics (birth-18 years)
• Adult (19 years and older)
• Family Medicine
• Vaccines for Women’s Health (OB/Gyn)
• Pediatric and Adult Influenza
• Vaccines for Healthcare Personnel
• HPV Recommendations
• Promoting Vaccine Confidence

Sessions Include Information On:

• Current immunization recommendations
• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) immunization schedules
• Vaccine-preventable disease burden
• Vaccine safety
• Strategies to increase immunization rates
• Motivational interviewing

Immunization Nurse Education Program (INE)

Free Immunization Education Sessions for Office Staff:
In addition to the PPEPI program, Immunization Nurse Educators (INE) from both the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Local Health Departments (LHDs) provide free 1- to 2-hour immunization education sessions to provider office staff throughout the state of Michigan. Topics include:
• Vaccine Administration, 1 Hour
• Vaccine Management: Storage and Handling, 1 Hour
• Pediatric and Adult Influenza, 1 Hour
• Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program, 1 Hour
• Infants and Children (birth-10 years), 1.25 Hours
• Adolescent (11-18 years), 1.25 Hours
• Adult (19 years and older), 1.25 Hours
• Vaccinating Women Across the Lifespan (OB/Gyn), 1.25 Hours
• Vaccine Accountability, 1.25 Hours
• Hepatitis A-E, 1.5 Hours
• Vaccines Across the Lifespan (all ages), 2 Hours

Sessions Include Information On:
• Current immunization recommendations
• CDC immunization schedules
• Best practices for vaccine management and vaccine administration
• Vaccine safety

For More Information, Please Contact:


Physician Peer Education Project on Immunization (PPEPI)
Connie Demars, 517-432-5620 or demars@msu.edu

Michigan State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Michigan State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. MSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, natural origin, gender, identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, or veteran status.

Immunization Nurse Education Program (INE)
517-335-8159

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91) an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Michigan State Medial Society (MSMS) and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). MSMS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MSMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) each. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) does not discriminate against any individual or group because of race, religion, age, national origin, color, height, weight, marital status, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political beliefs or disability.

For more information regarding provider resources and programs, contact MDHHS Division of Immunization at 517-335-8159.

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