Immunizations for Adults: An Implementation Toolkit for Performance Improvement Projects

This toolkit will guide you through a quality improvement (QI) project that can be used for a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV process and documentation. The content provides suggestions and resources to help yourself, your clinic, or clinic team to improve the rates of recommended immunizations or achieve another goal related to immunizations in your practice. You are encouraged to tailor the project to fit your needs and use familiar QI tools and strategies.

MOC allows physicians to maintain their board certification through one of the 24 approved medical specialty boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). MOC Part IV focuses on data-based QI in medical practice. Activities to assess and improve patient care and outcomes can be used to maintain board certification through this process.

Content for this toolkit was medically reviewed by Paul Hunter, MD. Dr. Hunter was the Principal Investigator for Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccinations (PCV) in Adults in Primary Care: A Quality Improvement Project.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) gratefully acknowledges the quality improvement grant provided by Pfizer.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 20.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 20.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 20.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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Course Director

Mary F. Henningfield, PhD, Associate Director, Wisconsin Research & Education Network (WREN), Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the speakers/presenters, authors, committee members, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE). In addition, speakers/presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by, or on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.

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Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this PI CME activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this PI CME activity for a maximum of 20 ANCC contact hours.  

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 2.0 continuing education units (CEUs) or 20 hours.

Continuing Certification Credit (MOC)

               The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health/UW Health has been approved as a multispecialty ABMS Portfolio ProgramTM Sponsor to offer continuing certification credit towards QI requirements for physicians and PAs.


Available Credit

  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 20.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 20.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 20.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


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You must be eligible to earn credit from the following boards to earn MOC Pt 4 for this project:

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Surgery

Continuing Medical Education Credit and Nursing Credit are also available. See the Accreditation tab for more information.

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