Update on Adult Immunizations

Released
January 25, 2019
Expires
December 31, 2021
Credits
1 CME, 1.2 Nursing
Credit Fee
Free to view, $25 for credit
Target Audience
This program is designed for all health care providers, specifically physicians, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses.

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Following completion of this web course, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize major contraindications to some adult immunizations
  • Discuss the different types of influenza vaccines available and their pro’s and con’s
  • Differentiate the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) from the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) and recognize the indications for each
  • Describe the schedule for PPV23 and PCV13
  • Recognize indications for the Tdap vaccine
  • Describe the different types of meningococcal vaccines and when they are recommended
  • Outline the different HPV vaccines available
  • Describe differences between the inactivated zoster vaccine and the live attenuated vaccine
  • Discuss the recommendations for hepatitis A and B vaccination