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Immunizations: Immunization Update 2018

NJSHP North Chapter Meeting - 9/24/19

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Pooja Shah, Pharm.D.

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care & General Pediatrics - Hackensack University Medical Center

Clinical Assistant Professor - Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

Anita Siu, Pharm.D., BCPPS

Clinical Neonatal/Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Specialist - Jersey Shore Medical Center

Clinical Associate Professor - Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

·      Vaccine recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in pediatrics and adults over the span of ten years.

·      Changes to the new immunization schedule in both pediatrics and adults.

·      What to anticipate from the CDC surveillance for the 2018-2019 influenza season.

·      Monitoring parameters and adverse reactions associated with each vaccine.

·      Challenges in vaccinating patients in hospital settings.

·      Various resources available to pharmacists for immunization information.

·      Pediatric versus adult vaccine formulations.

·      New vaccine formulations available in the U.S. market.

·      Challenges in vaccinating patients in hospital settings.

·      Importance for vaccine administration.

·      Where to find the immunizations schedules by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).

·      Appropriate storage requirements for vaccines.


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