26 September New Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) eLearning education modules available September 26, 2018 By Nikki Walker Announcement, Department of Human Services, Vaccinations immunisation, vaccinations, department of human services, dhs, immunisation register, elearning, education 0 The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) is a national register that can record vaccines given to people of all ages in Australia. This includes all vaccines funded under the National Immunisation Program, vaccines provided under State and Territory vaccination programs and most privately funded vaccines, including influenza and travel vaccines. The Department of Human services (DHS) has published five new Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) eLearning education modules, to help vaccination providers understand how to access and use AIR site and record vaccination episodes. The five modules provide detailed steps and screen shots to help with: Registering and requesting access to the AIR site Accessing the AIR site for the first time Submitting information to the AIR Recording overseas immunisations Recording immunisation medical exemptions The modules can be viewed at humanservices.gov.au/hpeducation The AIR site has also been updated to make it easier for vaccination providers to use, including the ability to: view and print Immunisation History Statements for patients record planned immunisation catch ups see status messages about potential issues so that they can check information is correct before submitting it view immunisation information immediately after it is submitted download and print some AIR reports in single file and multi-file format For more information about the AIR go to humanservices.gov.au/hpair Related New education guide for Medicare billing for immunisations Use this new guide as a quick reference to support you with Medicare billing for immunisations. School-based immunisations now available on the AIR You can now record and view vaccines delivered through school-based programs on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR). The AIR records vaccines given to people of all ages in Australia. Records of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines are also now on the AIR. This means that you can access your patient’s HPV vaccination records in one place. My Health Record kits being distributed to Australian healthcare providers The Australian Digital Health Agency is pleased to announce nearly 20,000 My Health Record education kits are being distributed to healthcare providers and Australia Post offices across Australia. The kits will equip providers and Agency partners with information and resources to help them advise all Australians about My Health Record The Department of Human Services has updated the PBS education guides. My Health Record – Australians to decide on a smarter and safer way to share their important healthcare information By the end of 2018, a My Health Record will be created for every Australian, unless they choose not to have one. If people choose not to have a My Health Record, they will be able to opt out of having one created for them during a three-month period, starting on Monday 16 July and ending on October 15 2018 2019 AAPM Webinar Series now available! Make sure to take advantage of key learning topics including: Leadership, Financial Benchmarking, Operational Planning, WHS/OHS and Performance Management. Comments are closed.