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Webcast: Vaccinations and Healthy Aging: Protecting Your Older Patients From Shingles
  • CME
  • CE

Credits Available
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 Expiration: October 21, 2021
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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
Susan Schrimpf Davis, DO
Cynthia J. Gerstenlauer, ANP-BC, GCNS-BC, CDE, CCD
Deborah A. Milito, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Summarize age-related changes in immunity that put older patients at high risk for shingles
  • Delineate complications of shingles that occur at higher rates in older patients
  • Compare and contrast administration and efficacy rates for available herpes zoster vaccinations
  • Devise approaches to improve healthcare provider communication with patients regarding the herpes zoster vaccine
  • Nursing Learning Outcome

    After completing this activity, the learner will demonstrate increased knowledge of the disease burden of shingles and outcome effective communication strategies to use with older patients about the benefits of the shingles vaccine.

Information on this Educational Activity

The University of Cincinnati, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ), the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA), and Clinical Care Options, LLC, requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to our policy. We are committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The planners/managers reported the following relationships: The University of Cincinnati, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ), the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA), Clinical Care Options, LLC, and the peer/content reviewers for this activity have no relevant conflict of interest to report.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:

Faculty

Susan Schrimpf Davis, DO

Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
UCHealth Physician/VA Physician
Clinical Professor of Geriatric Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio

Susan Schrimpf Davis, DO, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Cynthia J. Gerstenlauer, ANP-BC, GCNS-BC, CDE, CCD

Nurse Practitioner
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
, Adult Health
College of Nursing
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan

Cynthia J. Gerstenlauer, ANP-BC, GCNS-BC, CDE, CCD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Deborah A. Milito, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP

Director of Clinical and Consultant Service
Chief Antimicrobial Stewardship Officer

Diamond Pharmacy Services
Indiana, Pennsylvania

Deborah A. Milito, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

Staff

Zachary Schwartz, MSc

Scientific Director

Zachary Schwartz, MSc, ELS, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Petra Cravens, PhD

Editorial Contributor

Petra Cravens, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.
Anne Roc, PhD
Director, Scientific Services
Anne Roc, PhD, has no relevant conflicts of interest to report.

Target Audience

The target audience includes primary care physicians, geriatric physicians, advanced practice nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, consultant/senior care pharmacists, and other clinicians who care for older adults in various settings such as nursing facilities, long-term-care and assisted-living communities, continuing care retirement communities, home care, hospices, and programs that provide all-inclusive care for older patients.

Goal

The goal of this activity is to improve clinicians’ knowledge of the disease burden of shingles in older patients and competence in effectively communicating with patients about the benefits of the shingles vaccine to improve patient outcomes.

Accreditation

Physician Continuing Medical Education

The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation

The University of Cincinnati designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*The American Academy of Physician Assistants, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the American Nurses Credentialing Center accept certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Nursing Continuing Education

Nursing Continuing Education

This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) ,  the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA), the University of Cincinnati, the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and Clinical Care Options.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

A maximum of 1.0 contact hour, which includes 0.25 hours of pharmacology content, may be earned by learners who successfully complete this continuing nursing education activity.

Pharmacist Continuing Education

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ASCP designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Universal Activity Number: 0203-9999-20-055-H01-P

Type of Activity: Application

You must receive a test score of at least 65% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate/statement of credit. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate/statement of credit by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "CME/CE Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

Instructions for Credit

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1.0 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from October 22, 2020, through October 21, 2021:

1. Register online at http://www.clinicaloptions.com.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. Study the educational activity online or printed out.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.

You must receive a test score of at least 65% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "CME/CE Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.

Webcast: Vaccinations and Healthy Aging: Protecting Your Older Patients From Shingles
  • CME
  • CE

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 Expiration: October 21, 2021

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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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