Seasonal Inactivated Influenza Vaccines for Older Adults: Module 4
Kimberly McKeirnan, PharmD, BCACP
Associate Professor, Pharmacotherapy
Director for the Center for Pharmacy Practice Research
Washington State University
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This activity is designed for clinicians in primary care, family, and internal medicine (including physicians, PAs, NPs, nurses), and other HCPs who care for patients age 65 and older, including geriatricians, pharmacists, cardiology, pulmonology, and endocrinology specialists, medical assistants, and community health workers who play a role in vaccine administration.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
Evaluate the clinical data and approval pathways for currently available seasonal influenza vaccines, with a focus on the ACIP’s preferential influenza vaccines (eg, high dose, adjuvanted, and recombinant) for adults ≥65 years old
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Release Date: October 28, 2022
Expiration Date: October 28, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 0.25 hour
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Dr. McKeirnan: Research Grant Support: Sequris, Merck
Daniel Federman, MD
Chief of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
West Haven, Connecticut
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWCN, CWS (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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