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Digital Seminar

Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the Older Adults


Speaker:
Audrey M. Stevenson, PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC
Duration:
2 Hours 02 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Sep 29, 2023
Product Code:
POS078669
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

We know that certain diseases disproportionately impact older adults, resulting in higher rates of hospitalizations, complications, and deaths. In this session, we will discuss the most common vaccine-preventable diseases in older adults, including transmission, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. We will also discuss the most current vaccine recommendations and therapies to care for the older adult.

Credits

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

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Earn up to 2.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This self-study program offers 30 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for .5 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 contact hours. Expires: 09/05/2026.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 2.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 2.0 self-study contact hours.

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Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 2.0 hours for completing this self-study program. This activity was originally recorded on 9/29/2023. It was last reviewed on 9/7/2023 and is valid until 09/07/2026

 

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 9/29/2023. It was last reviewed on 9/07/2023 and is valid until 09/07/2026.

 

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 2.0 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


California Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 2.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Provider Number: 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 2.0 continuing education credits. 


Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists

Approved for 2.0 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 2.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Speaker

Audrey M. Stevenson, PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC's Profile

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Audrey M. Stevenson, PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC, is a family nurse practitioner with more than 40 years of clinical and public health, and leadership experience.

Dr. Stevenson, who holds a Master of Public Health and Master of Nursing degrees, received her doctorate in public health from the University of Utah. She has worked in public health for the past 34 years and is the former Division Director of Family Health and Clinical Services of the Salt Lake County Health Department in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is currently working in clinical research and teaching graduate FNP and MPH students at two universities.

A family nurse practitioner, Dr. Stevenson has worked in various inpatient and ambulatory settings and was a previous nurse consultant to the Salt Lake City School District. She is a current faculty member of a graduate Nurse Practitioner program and a Master of Public Health program. She has published several articles and has been a national and international speaker on topics affecting school nurses, advanced practice nurses, and other medical and pharmacy providers. Dr. Stevenson is also a member of the statewide vaccine advisory board, where she collaborates on vaccine polices and recommendations for the state. Previously, Dr. Stevenson served as Vaccination Branch Director for the Covid-19 Incident Command for Salt Lake County.

In October 2010, Dr. Stevenson was awarded the American Nurses Association Immunity Award as a result of her efforts to promote the use of tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccine at public health clinics, resulting in a new protocol at several Utah hospitals to offer the vaccine to postpartum women before discharge. She has also been the recipient of the Beatty award, the highest public health award in the state of Utah and was awarded the national 2016 MCH Effective Practice award for her work in the state and national vaccination efforts.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Audrey Stevenson has employment relationships with the University of Utah and the University of Phoenix. She receives a speaking honorarium from Merck, Sequirus, Sanofi, GSK, and PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Audrey Stevenson is a member of the American Nurses Association and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.


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Objectives

  1. Name five of the most common vaccine-preventable diseases in the older adult.
  2. Explain why vaccine-preventable diseases disproportionately impact older adults.
  3. Name the top recommended vaccines for older adults and the diseases they can help to prevent.
  4. List 4 strategies for improving vaccine rates in your older patients.

Outline

Burden of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the Older Adult
  • Why disease is worse in the older adult
  • Herd immunity
  • The immune response of the older adult
  • Economics of diseases
Influenza
  • Transmission
  • Impact of the disease in the older adult (Hospitalizations, deaths)
  • Diagnostics
  • Treatment
  • Vaccine recommendations
Covid-19
  • Still with us!
  • Why it is more severe in certain individuals (risk factors)
  • Transmission (what we have learned)
  • Diagnosis
  • Current treatments
  • Vaccine recommendations
  • What’s on the Horizon
RSV
  • Not just a childhood disease
  • Extent of the disease burden in older adults
  • Clinical symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Newest vaccines available
Pertussis
  • How are we doing in controlling this
  • Extent of the disease in older adults
  • Vaccine levels in the U.S.
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Vaccine recommendations
Shingles
  • Extent of the disease in older adults
  • Clinical signs and symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Vaccine recommendations
Pneumococcal
  • What is it and how does it affect older adults
  • How is it transmitted
  • Complications associated with it
  • Clinical presentations
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Vaccine recommendations
Hepatitis
  • Which types are a concern for older adults and which populations?
  • Transmission by type
  • Presentation of each type
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Vaccine recommendations
Special populations
  • Vaccines for special populations (Diabetes, traveler, missing vaccines)
What’s on the Horizon
  • Combination vaccines
  • Universal flu
  • Diseases with vaccines under development
Wrapping Up
  • What can the NP/PA do to improve vaccine levels?
  • Why your recommendation matters
  • Having difficult conversations

Target Audience

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Advance Practice Registered Nurses
  • Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Nursing Home Administrators
  • Social Workers

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