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Litjen (L.J) Tan, MS, PhD Talks about the 2021-2022 Flu Season on the Quality Corner Show

Litjen (L.J) Tan, MS, PhD, Chief Policy and Partnerships Officer at immunize.org (IAC) and Co-Chair, National Adult Immunization Summit and National Influenza Vaccine Summit joins the PQS Quality Corner Show to talk Flu Season 2021-2022 with PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD. Tan reviews a bit about flu season 2020 and explains how 2021 could be different. He also encourages more pharmacist communications and patient engagement for increased...

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Quality Corner Show Discusses Pharmacist-Offered Travel Health Services with Jeanine P. Abrons, PharmD

PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD talks to Jeanine P. Abrons, PharmD., MS, FAPhA, Clinical Associate Professor at University of Iowa College of Pharmacy about the role pharmacists can play as it relates to travel medicine and for providing travel-related immunizations. Abrons also touches on the importance of personalized travel risk assessments for patients relating to their history and travel destination. To listen to the full episode 38...

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National Immunization Awareness Month: Tools and Resources

During National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) this August, encourage your patients to schedule appointments at the pharmacy to ensure they are up to date on annual and recommended vaccines. As a pharmacist, you are one the most trusted and accessible healthcare professionals in your community. Share NIAM info with patients and caregivers with the CDC’s toolkit: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam/parents/communication-toolkit.html Stay updated on pediatric guidelines as well with the Pediatric Healthcare Professionals Covid-19 Vaccination Toolkit.  This...

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Quality Corner Show Reviews Pharmacist Authority in Providing Immunizations with NASPA’s Allie Jo Shipman

For National Immunization Awareness Month, PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD talks with Allie Jo Shipman, PharmD, MBA, Director, State Policy at the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) about immunizations pharmacists are authorized to provide in various states, what has changed, and the impact of COVID. Shipman also explains what next steps pharmacists can take to advocate in expanding immunization authority in states where it might...

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