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


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

Susan Schrimpf Davis, DO Released: October 7, 2020
Provided by the University of Cincinnati

ACCME Accreditation Support:
Please contact the University of Cincinnati Continuing Medical Education Department at 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
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