G2 Evaluation of the Tdap Vaccination Recommendation for Adults

Presenters in this workshop will discuss 1) Tdap administration during an outbreak of pertussis in a university, 2) a survey finding missed opportunities or insufficient communication to patients about Tdap, and 3) standing orders for "cocooning" by providing Tdap to infant caregivers in an underserved population.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Regency Ballroom VI
Barbara Bardenheier
9:00 AM
A Survey Related to Management of a Pertussis Outbreak in a School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Linda K. Ohri, PharmD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Creighton University; Natalie Van Heek, PharmD, Candidate; Ted Kasha, BS
9:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:35 AM
Implementation of Cocooning against Pertussis in a High-Risk Population
C. Mary Healy, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; Betsy H. Mayes, BSN; Marcia Rench, BSN
9:50 AM
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