Event Title: Getting our Adult Patients on Track with Recommended Vaccinations

Date: August 5

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Webinar registration link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2167916288727238411

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

Webinar 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

Speaker Bio:

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.

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