- Introduction and preactivity assessment (5 mins )
- RSV in Older Adults: Burden of Disease (25 mins)
- Adult RSV Vaccines: Are Breakthroughs on the Horizon? (25 mins)
- Adult RSV Vaccines: Confronting Real and Perceived Barriers to Implementation (20 mins)
- Conclusion and Question and Answer Session (15 mins)
John J. Russell, MD
Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University
Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Pamela Rockwell, DO, FAAFP
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
The goal of this activity is to improve learners’ competence in understanding RSV infections in older adults including the burden of disease, approaches to efficient diagnosis, ongoing research in vaccine development, and effective vaccine implementation strategies.
This program is intended for primary care providers including physicians, nurses, and NP/PAs that care for older adults at risk for severe RSV infections.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Summarize the burden of RSV disease in older adults
- Identify RSV infection among older individuals presenting with common respiratory symptoms
- Describe the current state of adult RSV vaccine development including potential platforms, candidate populations, and pertinent clinical data
- Discuss practical strategies to improve adult vaccine uptake acknowledging key challenges including health disparities and vaccine hesitancy
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
CCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.5 contact hours.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.