Set a Vacci-“Date”! Getting our Adult Patients on Track with Recommended Vaccinations

Join Us for Our Upcoming Webinar:  August 5, 2021 • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 

During this webinar, the featured presenter will provide an overview on how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted adult vaccinations, discuss the recommended adult vaccination schedule, share effective strategies to address common questions about adult vaccines and incorporate a strong recommendation for vaccination into routine practice.

Objectives: 

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on vaccination rates
  • Interpret CDC adult immunization schedules 
  • Describe adult vaccination recommendations
  • Examine reasons for vaccine hesitancy and how to address them

Featured Presenter:

Dr. Gretchen Garofoli

Gretchen Kreckel Garofoli, PharmD, BCACP, CTTS, is an Associate Professor at West Virginia University School of Pharmacy in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and completed a Community-Based Pharmacy Residency at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. Her current practice site is Waterfront Family Pharmacy in Morgantown, WV where she focuses on immunizations, diabetes care, medication synchronization, adherence packaging, and medication therapy management. She also serves as a site coordinator and preceptor for the PGY-1 community-based pharmacy residency program at West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. Dr. Garofoli’s areas of interest include immunizations, diabetes management, medication therapy management, compounding, and program development and implementation in the community pharmacy setting. Dr. Garofoli was the 2011 recipient of the West Virginia Pharmacists’ Association Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award, the 2015 recipient of the American Pharmacists’ Association Distinguished New Practitioner Award, and the 2018 recipient of the West Virginia Pharmacists’ Association Excellence in Innovation Award. She recently served as the coordinator of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Immunizing Pharmacists Special Interest Group for the 2020-2021 Academy year. Her research interests include immunizations, diabetes, pharmacist provided screenings, and the impact of pharmacy-based patient care programs.

Registration:

Click here to register for this free webinar. Registration is limited to the first 100 registrants.

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Cost: Free

Continuing Education:

Physician, Pharmacy, and Nursing CEUs have been applied for the live webinar and will be available for the archived webinar until September 5, 2021.

This webinar will be recorded and posted on the event webpage for those who cannot take part in the live webinar.