Healthcare providers play a crucial role in promoting and administering immunizations for older adults. Immunizations are essential in protecting older adults from preventable diseases and improving their overall health and quality of life. In a webinar developed by Great Plains QIN, presenter by Dr. Allison Hursman, discusses vaccines in older adults, including risks and benefits and addressing safety concerns.
- Discuss risks and benefits of vaccines in older adults
- Explain the timing, side effects and administration of vaccinations in older adults
- Describe how to address patient concerns regarding vaccines and provide informed recommendations
Allison Hursman, PharmD, Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Population Health pharmacist, Essentia Health, Fargo, North Dakota