Pacific Northwest Immunization Roundtable: Meeting #2

Thank you for attending Meeting #2 (Boosting Vaccine Demand) of the Pacific Northwest Immunization Roundtable Event on February 17, 2022. Please see below for presentations from the event.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Region 10 (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington) and Pacific Northwest immunization partners will convene stakeholders for a series of three 90-minute meetings to promote adult immunizations.

The meetings will focus on building trust in communities and boosting vaccine confidence. Specific topics will include addressing misinformation, clinical vaccine efficacy, motivational interviewing, and future thinking and foresight practice. The meeting series will also provide a networking opportunity for Region 10 community-based organizations, partners, and stakeholders.

Meeting Highlights

Jennifer Adams, Pharm.D. Ed.D. Idaho State University – College of Pharmacy  See presentation

Dr. Adams will present on the clinical efficacy of adult vaccines. The presentation will include accurate information on recommended vaccines for adults over 50 years of age.  Dr. Adams will present information of vaccine technology and clinical data on vaccine efficacy.

Dr. Gretchen LaSalle, MD. MultiCare Rockwood Clinic – Spokane, Washington  See presentation

Nadine Gartner, JD. Executive Director of Boost Oregon  See presentation

Dr. LaSalle and Nadine Gartner will present methods to increase confidence in vaccines and tools for patient motivational interviewing. The presentation will include approaches for clinicians and health care workers to use with patients to increase confidence in vaccines.  The presentation will also provide tools for health care workers to use to help patients make the best possible health decisions.

Future Meeting Dates

March 10, 2022 – Taking Action and Building Community Immunity

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