About the Course
Audience: This course is intended for all nurses who care for older adults.
- Discuss the impact of vaccine-preventable diseases.
- Explain the adult immunization goals from the Healthy People 2020 initiative for at least two of the recommended vaccinations.
- Discuss the reasons for promoting older adult immunizations.
- Identify barriers to, and recommendations for, older adult immunization.
About the Author
Sue E. Durkin, DNP, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS
Dr. Durkin is the lead APRN advocate at Good Samaritan Hospital in Chicago. She has expertise in population health management. Her focus is to address the needs of aging and frail populations.
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