This toolkit was created to assist prenatal care providers to improve pertussis vaccination rates in their practices. Implementation of this toolkit may also help meet requirements for specialty board maintenance of certification (MOC).
Prenatal Tdap Vaccination: Quality Improvement to Reduce Infant Mortality
The San Francisco Department of Public Health hosted a free Quality Improvement training webinar to introduce the Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Toolkit: a guide for prenatal care providers and staff to improve Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis) vaccination rates during pregnancy.
- View an archived version of the webinar
- Download a copy of the Powerpoint slide presentation
- Please note that this presentation is for personal use only. If you would like to distribute or reuse this presentation, please ask permission by contacting the San Francisco Department of Public Health, Communicable Disease Control Section by phone at (415) 554-2830.
We recommend that you download a PDF version of the Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Toolkit prior to viewing the webinar.
Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Toolkit Contents (click on the links below to download)
- Prenatal Tdap Vaccination Toolkit, entire document as a single downloadable PDF
- Pertussis Facts for Discussion with Patients (Toolkit, Appendix D)
- Standing Orders for Administering Tdap to Pregnant Women
- Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) Worksheet
- Tracking Log, Excel Version
- Tracking Log, PDF Version (Toolkit, Appendix H)
- Action Plan Template
- Cocooning Flyer Template, Word Version [English] [Spanish] [Chinese]
- Pregnancy Tdap Flyer [English] [Spanish] [Chinese]
- Storage and Handling Poster for Vaccines, 8.5 x 14 download PDF, order free hard copy
- Vaccination Referral to Pharmacy (Prescription Pads), click here to order free hard copies (scroll down to title: RX pads for Tdap and Flu for Pregnant Women
- Immunization Resources: EZIZ
- American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology MOC
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Institute for Health Care Improvement
Are you using this toolkit in your prenatal care practice? If so, we would love to hear how things are going! Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘tdap toolkit’. We are especially interested in practices who are willing to share their pre and post-intervention vaccination rates with us.