As the COVID-19 vaccination rollout progresses and vaccine stock increases, general practices will play a vital role in the delivery of the vaccine. With a collective aim of having a vaccination rate as high as possible, it is important to be prepared and ready to contribute. Having the knowledge and resources in place ensures you and your team are capable of providing the best care to your patients and are prepared for inevitable upcoming changes.
When preparing yourself and your practice, there are seven core steps to note for a patient’s COVID-19 vaccination.
Being prepared to facilitate the vaccination is imperative however having the tools, software, and resources in place for collecting data and providing helpful resources facilitates a better patient-clinician relationship.
It is important to note that when promoting and advertising the COVID-19 vaccine you must only use materials produced by the Australian Government and Australian state or territory governments. You are unable to use self-developed advertising. To learn more about what advertising is acceptable, visit the Therapeutic Goods Administration website.
More information for COVID-19 vaccination providers can be found on the Department of Health’s website here.