Understanding the Value of Enhanced Influenza Vaccine Products in Long-Term Care Settings

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Mar 7, 2021 - 12:08pm CST

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This GSA webinar (49:16 minutes) presented by Dr. R. Gordon Douglas (Weill Cornell Medical College), Dr. David H. Canaday (Case Western Reserve University), Dr. Sherry A. Greenberg (Seton Hall University College of Nursing), and Dr. Barbara Resnick (University of Maryland School of Nursing) is designed to help nursing home administrators, infection control teams, and other long-term care staff to: 1) value the importance of immunizing residents and staff in the nursing home setting as part of standard infection control practices; 2) expain how enhanced influenca vaccine products can benefit resident health and nursing home costs; 3) identify the clinical standards in place to guide nursing home staff in immunization efforts; and 4) apply practical for creating enthusiasm around resident and staff immunization within units and across facilities. (Presentation begins at 3:48 minutes.)

Gerontological Society of America (GSA)