SCCC Vaccines for Older Adults

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Learning Objectives:
At the end of the course, you will be able to:
·      Describe the benefits of receiving the COVID-19, flu, pneumonia, RSV and shingles vaccines
·      Describe the reasons for getting annual COVID-19 boosters and flu shots
·      Emphasize the importance of seniors discussing vaccinations with their health care provider
·      Start an awareness campaign about vaccines at your senior center
Course Significance:
Learning about all of the vaccines available for older adults can be challenging. The information available to seniors can be difficult to understand, and is sometimes contradictory. Designed for people who work directly with older adults, this course aims to provide basic information on the vaccines recommended for your clients.  The information in this course will help you to discuss vaccines with your clients and to develop awareness campaigns that can lead to an increase in the number of older adults being vaccinated.