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Wednesday, May 12, 2004: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

C7: What is the Impact of Immunization Programs and Other Facility and Resident Characteristics on Vaccination Coverage in Long-Term Care Facilities?

Evaluate the impact of QIO promotion of standing order programs in long-term care facilities (LTCF) and other factors associated with increase in immunization coverage from an intervention study and discuss national facility and resident characteristics associated with immunization coverage among LTCF residents.
Learning Objectives: Participants in this workshop should be able to describe the impact of adoption of standing order programs in long-term care facilities.

Moderator:Barbara Bardenheier
11:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
11:15 AMVaccination Coverage Rates and Immunization Practices within Long-Term Care Facilities: Baseline Results of the Immunization Standing Orders Program Project, 1999-2002
Abigail Shefer, Henry Roberts, Linda Mckibben, Dale W. Bratzler, Barbara Bardenheier
11:30 AMImpact of State Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO) on Use of Standing Order Immunization Programs Among Long-Term Care Facilities in the U.S.: Results of the Immunization Standing Orders Project, 1999-2002
Abigail Shefer, Barbara Bardenheier, Dale W. Bratzler, Linda Mckibben, Henry Roberts, Paul Stange
11:45 AMLong-Term Care Facility Characteristics Predictive of Increased Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Coverage for Residents
Barbara H. Bardenheier, Abigail Shefer, Linda J. McKibben, Henry Roberts, Dale W. Bratzler
12:00 PMFactors Associated with Influenza Vaccination in U.S. Nursing Home Residents, 1995-1999
Sharon K. Greene, Gary L. Euler, James A. Singleton
12:15 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC