Adult Immunization 2010 (DVD)
Course Number: DV1536
This self-study program updates healthcare personnel on current adult immunization recommendations. The program describes the burden of vaccine-preventable diseases among adults in the United State and highlights strategies to improve vaccination coverage levels. Course content includes the latest information on vaccines that protect against influenza, pneumococcal, Tdap, human papillomavirus and shingles. Case studies and a discussion of frequently-asked questions provide the learner with the opportunity to apply course information to real-life scenarios.
TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, DoD paraprofessionals, pharmacists, health educators and their colleagues who either administer vaccines or set policy for their offices, clinics, communicable disease, or infection control programs. Both private and public healthcare providers, including pediatricians, family practice specialists, residents, medical assistants, and medical and nursing students.
MATERIALS: To order the DVD, go to the Online Order Form, found at http://wwwn.cdc.gov/pubs/ncird.aspx
PREREQUISITES: Participants should have a basic educational background in science including general knowledge in the subject areas of biology, immunization and vaccine-preventable diseases