Check the Events page for upcoming Training and Education

KIDS Plus IIS

Online Inventory and Ordering — Instructions on new features needed to manage VFC and VFAAR vaccine through KIDS Plus IIS. This webinar training is mandatory.

Vaccines For Children

Immunization Techniques — Half-day, interactive, education sessions focus on the basics of vaccine preventable diseases, vaccines, immunization administration techniques, and pediatric immunization schedules.

Office Managers — One and one-half hours education session will focus on the policies, procedures, and practices of the VFC and AFIX programs.

Continuing Medical Education

Infant ImmunizationAvailable until October 31, 2016 — The Health Department is offering free one-hour, on-site training by local pediatric experts. Topics include the recommended immunization schedule, immunology, techniques for improving immunization rates, and local epidemiology. The focus is on Hepatitis A, Rotavirus, Influenza, and DTaP vaccines.

Adult Immunization — The Immunization Program will offer education for community health centers and pharmacists. This program is in development, and will include information on the best practices for pharmacies, adult immunizations, Immunization Information System (IIS) regulations, and training on accessing accurate patient immunization histories in KIDS Plus IIS.


Contact about KIDS Plus IIS and VFC training

Jillian Brown, MPH

Provider Education Coordinator

Phone: 215-685-6872
Email: Jillian.Brown@phila.gov

Mohan Nagaraja, MPH

Provider Education Coordinator

Phone: 215-685-6490
Email: Mohan.Nagaraja@phila.gov

Contact about Continuing Medical Education

Health Federation of Philadelphia

Phone: 215-246-5212
Email: vaccinecme@healthfederation.org