Vaccinations and Healthy Aging: Protecting Your Older Patients From Shingles

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Learn about the importance of vaccinating older adults against shingles, with examples of how to overcome common clinical challenges. Key topics include:

  • Impact of Age on the Immune System
  • Burden of Shingles in Older Patients
  • Shingles Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention Provider–Patient Communication
Susan Schrimpf Davis, DO
Cynthia J. Gerstenlauer, ANP-BC, GCNS-BC, CDE, CCD
Deborah A. Milito, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP

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Slides from expert faculty outlining how important it is to prevent shingles in older patients, with examples of how to overcome common clinical challenges.

Susan Schrimpf Davis, DO Cynthia J. Gerstenlauer, ANP-BC, GCNS-BC, CDE, CCD Deborah A. Milito, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP Released: July 31, 2020

ClinicalThought

Common questions from the “Vaccinations and Healthy Aging: Protecting Your Older Patients From Shingles” program.

Susan Schrimpf Davis, DO Released: October 7, 2020

On Demand Webcast

Learn about the importance of vaccinating older adults against shingles, with examples of how to overcome common clinical challenges. Topics include the impact of age on the immune system, the burden of shingles in older patients, and the importance of  provider–patient communication in shingles diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. 

Susan Schrimpf Davis, DO Cynthia J. Gerstenlauer, ANP-BC, GCNS-BC, CDE, CCD Deborah A. Milito, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP Physicians: maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Registered Nurses: 1.0 Nursing contact hour Pharmacists: 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) Released: October 22, 2020 Expired: October 21, 2021
Provided by the University of Cincinnati

ACCME Accreditation Support:
Please contact the University of Cincinnati Continuing Medical Education Department at uccme@uc.edu or call 513-558-7277

Jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ), the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA), and Clinical Care Options
Provided by The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
Telephone: 703-739-1300 or 800-355-2727
Supported by an educational grant from
GlaxoSmithKline

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