Date: Monday, October 24, 2022 Start Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET
Join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for a webinar on the importance of annual vaccination to help prevent influenza (flu) and serious related complications in older adults and those with chronic health conditions. Discussion topics will include updated influenza vaccination recommendations for US adults age 65 years and older, coadministration of flu and COVID-19 vaccines, and strategies for healthcare professionals to effectively communicate vaccination recommendations.
NFID Medical Director William Schaffner, MD, will moderate the discussion with Lisa Grohskopf, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, Epidemiology and Prevention Branch, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Martha Gulati, MD, MS, President, American Society for Preventive Cardiology.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe current influenza vaccination recommendations for all US adults
- Discuss the burden of influenza in individuals with chronic health conditions
- Implement communication strategies to increase influenza vaccination rates in US adults