Implementation of the Standards of Adult Immunization Practice: Addressing Barriers to Increasing Adult Immunization Rates

Originally presented on May 7, 2019

Overview

Adult vaccination rates are very low in New York State. Providers are not always aware of the current adult immunization recommendations or strategies to improve adult immunization uptake. There is also a common concern among patients about efficacy which may impede a healthcare provider’s ability to implement the vaccination standards.

This webinar will provide education for healthcare personnel about adult immunization rates, the efficacy of adult vaccines, the Standards of Adult Immunization Practice, and how to implement these standards into practice.

Target Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and other medical providers who interact with and counsel adults regarding immunizations.

 

Webinar

Addressing Barriers to Increasing Adult Immunization Rates

 

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Speaker

Litjen (L.J.) Tan, MS, PhD
Chief Strategy Officer
Immunization Action Coalition

Learning Outcome and Objectives

As a result of this activity, the learner will increase their knowledge and competence in adult immunization rates, the efficacy of adult vaccines, the Standards of Adult Immunization Practice, and how to implement these standards into practice.

After watching this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Describe the status of adult immunizations in the United States
  • Explain the Standards for Adult Immunization Practice
  • Identify the tools to assist with implementation of the Standards
Evaluation, Post-Test and Certificate
Continuing Education Credits

To Obtain Continuing Education Credits 

Each participant interested in CE credits must complete an evaluation and post-test, which is available above under "Evaluation, Post-test and Certificate". A score of 80% and above on the post-test will generate a certificate indicating the requested credits. 

Note: CPHCE cannot recreate lost certificates. Enter your e-mail address in the system to have your certificate sent to you.

 

Disclosure Statements 

Sarah Hershey, RN, BSN spouse owns stock in Bristol Meyers Squibb 

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated. 

None of the other planners or presenters have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.

 

Continuing Medical Education Credits 

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Continuing Medical Education Credits are offered until May 31, 2023.

 

Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

University at Albany School of Public Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s). 

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until May 31, 2023

 

Certified Health Education Specialist Contact Hours

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 1.0.  Provider ID# 99086. 

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until May 31, 2023.

 

Certified in Public Health

This event is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, an approved provider of CPH Renewal Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. This offering is approved for 1.0 Certified in Public Health Renewal Credit(s). 

Certified in Public Health Renewal Credits are offered until May 31, 2023.