Older adults may have common or not-so-common responses to infectious diseases. This program will provide an update based on the most current evidence of infectious diseases, prevention and treatment and responses to infectious diseases in older adults. The speaker with discuss prevention including immunization for influenza, pneumonia, and herpes zoster, incidence and prevalence of infectious disease in older adults, and differentiating assessments and treatments of older adults from the general population. Learn the importance of early assessment and treatment of infectious diseases across settings and the standards of care for geriatric populations.
Other sites may be added at the request of host facilities
Web-Based via Adobe Connect
Registration fee: $25 per person
CE Contact Hours: 2 for CME, CNE, ACHA Resident Care, and Certificate of Attendance
Support: This program is supported by funds from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration, under grant number D62HP06621, Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program, for $270,000. The information or content and conclusions presented in this program are those of the presenters and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the U.S. Government, DHHS, BHPR or the DN.
This program is also supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under grant number UB4HP19192, Geriatric Education Centers, for $420,320. The information or content and conclusions are those of the presenters and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.
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