Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Immunization http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/immunization/condition-rss Immunization en-us Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:57:10 UTC Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:57:10 UTC Immunization Refusers: Acknowledge Contributing Experiences http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/immunization/immunization-refusers-acknowledge-contributing-experiences What does it take to move the small but important proportion of those who refuse or delay immunization away from skepticism and into acceptance? 8:00 AM, Fri December 15, 2017 Cruising This Holiday Season? Follow These 4 Health Tips http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/jennifer-gershman-pharmd-cph/2017/12/cruising-this-holiday-season--follow-these-4-health-tips Cruises can be a fun and exciting way to vacation during the holidays. 9:44 PM, Sun December 10, 2017 When All is Said and Done, Do Pharmacists Like Immunizing? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/immunization/when-all-is-said-and-done-do-pharmacists-like-immunizing As professions expand their scopes of practice, it is critical to step back periodically and examine how the change has affected the profession and the individuals within the profession. 12:00 AM, Mon December 4, 2017 Vaccine Collaboration: The Importance of Immunization Partnerships http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/ImmunizationSupplementNovember2017/vaccine-collaboration-the-importance-of-immunization-partnerships Vaccinations are among the most important preventive measures universally recommended by health authorities today. 11:00 AM, Sun November 19, 2017 Pandemic Vaccine Planning: Lessons Learned and Preparing for the Future http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/ImmunizationSupplementNovember2017/pandemic-vaccine-planning-lessons-learned-and-preparing-for-the-future The variations between seasonal and pandemic influenza necessitate the use of different approaches when planning vaccination delivery within the pharmacy. 10:00 AM, Sun November 19, 2017 Vaccine Vial Disposal Guidelines http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/ImmunizationSupplementNovember2017/vaccine-vial-disposal-guidelines The Immunization and Infectious Disease initiative for Healthy People 2020 goal is to &ldquo;increase immunization rates and reduce preventable infectious diseases.&rdquo; 9:00 AM, Sun November 19, 2017 Pneumonia Vaccines: Current Recommendations and Advocacy Opportunities http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/ImmunizationSupplementNovember2017/pneumonia-vaccines-current-recommendations-and-advocacy-opportunities Pneumonia is a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection of the lungs that can be mild to severe in presentation. 9:00 AM, Sat November 18, 2017 Marketplace Vaccine Liability for Manufacturers and Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/ImmunizationSupplementNovember2017/marketplace-vaccine-liability-for-manufacturers-and-pharmacists It has been well established that every state allows pharmacists to immunize patients, as long as pharmacists meet the requisite training, have the appropriate certification, and utilize proper recordkeeping. 8:00 AM, Sat November 18, 2017 Pharmacists Have Key Roles to Play in Emergency Preparedness, Response http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/immunization/pharmacists-have-key-roles-to-play-in-emergency-preparedness-response Community pharmacists are central to public health emergency planning and response efforts. 3:57 PM, Fri November 17, 2017 HPV Vaccine Helps Prevent Rare Childhood Respiratory Disease? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/immunization/hpv-vaccine-helps-prevent-rare-childhood-respiratory-disease The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can protect against more than cancer-causing types of HPV, according to a recently-published study in <em>The Journal of Infectious Diseases</em>.<br /> &nbsp; 9:00 AM, Mon November 13, 2017 Web-Based, Social Media Interventions May Influence Parental Vaccine Decisions http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/immunization/webbased-social-media-interventions-may-influence-parental-vaccine-decisions Providing web-based vaccine information with social media components during pregnancy can allay concerns about childhood vaccination. 9:29 AM, Wed November 8, 2017 Vaccine Coverage Among US Children Remains High, But Work to Do http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/immunization/vaccine-coverage-among-us-children-remains-high-but-work-to-do 8:00 AM, Fri November 3, 2017 Pneumococcal Vaccination: Public Outreach Makes Significant Difference http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/immunization/pneumococcal-vaccination-public-outreach-makes-significant-difference Sixty-seven million at-risk Americans remain unvaccinated for pneumococcal disease 8:00 AM, Wed November 1, 2017 ACIP Makes Recommendations for Changes to 2018 Immunization Schedules http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/immunization/acip-makes-recommendations-for-changes-to-2018-immunization-schedules One update reflects the committee&rsquo;s recommendation of a third dose of mumps-containing vaccine in mumps outbreak settings, as determined by public health authorities. 7:46 AM, Fri October 27, 2017 Vaccine Abbreviations and Acronyms Contribute to Errors http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/October2017/vaccine-abbreviations-and-acronyms-contribute-to-errors Advances in immunization technology and knowledge of diseases have led to an ongoing stream of new vaccines. 2:30 PM, Wed October 25, 2017 ACIP Recommends Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/infectious-disease/acip-recommends-herpes-zoster-subunit-vaccine The panel agreed that Shingrix has some superior outcome data; however, some members said it was too early to make the preferential recommendation. 2:01 PM, Wed October 25, 2017 Elderberries: A Potent Cold and Flu Remedy? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/cate-sibley-pharmd/2017/10/elderberries-a-potent-cold-and-flu-remedy Some say the plant acts as an antiviral, which helps prevent and treat cold and flu viruses. Here is what pharmacists need to know. 12:36 AM, Thu October 19, 2017 Pharmacists Play Key Role in Boosting Adult Vaccination Rates http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/immunization/pharmacists-play-key-role-in-boosting-adult-vaccination-rates- Pharmacists see adults aged 50 years and older about 4 times more than physicians do, which opens opportunities for counseling and recommendations about vaccination. 2:18 PM, Tue October 17, 2017 10 Immunizations That Are Recommended for Infants http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/jennifer-gershman-pharmd-cph/2017/10/10-immunizations-that-are-recommended-for-infants Vaccination offers protection from harmful diseases, such as hepatitis B, measles and pertussis, and pharmacists can counsel parents. 9:31 PM, Wed October 4, 2017 New Study Further Demonstrates Importance of Tdap Vaccination During Pregnancy http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/jennifer-gershman-pharmd-cph/2017/09/new-study-further-demonstrates-importance-of-tdap-vaccination-during-pregnancy- Pertussis or whooping cough is a highly contagious respiratory disease that can be very serious and even fatal for infants younger than 1. 1:50 AM, Fri September 29, 2017