Bayou A
Thursday, May 13, 2004: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

E3: Strategies for Increasing Adult Immunization Coverage

This workshop will identify challenges to adult immunization in private practices, pharmacies, and hospitals, and will describe strategies for increasing adult immunizations in these settings.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop, participants should be able to describe how physician office Adult Clinical Assessment Software Application (ACASA), pharmacy-based immunization programs, and cooperative practice hospital agreements can be used to increase adult immunizations.

Moderator:Carla Winston
11:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
11:15 AMAdult Immunization Assessment Challenges in Georgia
Achal Bhatt, Ben Sloat
11:30 AMBarriers Related to Effectively Using Community Pharmacists and Pharmacies to Increase Adult/Adolescent Immunization Rates in Undervaccinated Populations
Michael Negrete, Mitchel Rothholz
11:45 AMCollaborative Practice in the Inpatient Setting: A Means to Increase Pneumococcal Vaccination Assessment and Administration Rates
Michelle Benish, Jeffrey Topal
12:00 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC