Vaccinations and Healthy Aging: Protecting Your Older Patients From Shingles

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

Downloadable Slideset

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
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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