Great Plains QIN Webinar: Vaccinations In Older Adults

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As a healthcare provider, you play a crucial role in promoting and administering immunizations for older adults. Immunizations are essential in protecting older adults from preventable diseases and improving their overall health and quality of life.

Attend this Webinar, presented by Dr. Allison Hursman, to discuss vaccines in older adults, including risks and benefits and addressing safety concerns.

August 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm CDT

 

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Webinar Objectives:

  • Discuss risks and benefits of vaccines in older adults​
  • Explain the timing, side effects and administration of vaccinations in older adults​
  • Describe how to address patient concerns regarding vaccines and provide informed recommendations

Speaker: Allison Hursman, PharmD

Allison HursmanAllison Hursman is a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist who works as Population Health pharmacist at Essentia Health in Fargo, ND.  She has a diverse pharmacy background that includes work in the community pharmacy and ambulatory care setting while teaching in the pharmacy program at North Dakota State University.  Allison has worked to implement and coordinate vaccination clinics and outreach events. She has taught the immunizations course for pharmacy students and has lead research projects related to impacting vaccination rates at the pharmacy.  In her free time, Allison enjoys travelling, reading and spending time with family and friends.

 

Event Details

  • August 22, 2023
  • 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM

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Event Type

  • Virtual

Host

  • Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

Partners

  • Quality Health Associates of North Dakota

Audiences

  • Quality
  • Public Health
  • Infection Control
  • Physicians
  • Community Education
  • Social Workers
  • Pharmacist

Organization Types

  • Critical Access Hospital (CAH)
  • Long Term Care (LTC)
  • Rural Health Clinic (RHC)
  • Public Health
  • Home Health / Hospice
  • Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
  • Healthcare Stakeholder Organization
  • Quality Improvement Organization (QIO)