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Pneumococcal Disease Prevention
Improving Patient Immunization Rates through Optimizing Pharmacy’s Role in Providing Immunization Services
Shenandoah University, School of Pharmacy
Approved: December 2012
Grant Period: January 2012 – January 2015
To promote and increase pneumococcal vaccinations among adults over age 65 and high-risk patients aged 2-64 with comorbid conditions at a regional community pharmacy chain in North Carolina through an educational initiative that will utilize an experienced team of pharmacy educators and American Pharmacists Association (APhA) immunization trainers, an accredited medical education companies, and an outcome analytic company.