In this webinar, we will define immunity, herd immunity, and discuss the different ways in which immunity is acquired. Beginning prenatally and following through adulthood, we will discuss the importance of vaccinations, explore advances in vaccinations, and discuss some of the myths surrounding vaccinations. You will also learn about the latest recommendations for adult immunizations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Useful websites for tracking the flu across the United States and in your specific zip code will be provided.
Who can benefit from this webinar?
· All healthcare professionals and aspiring healthcare professionals, such as public health students
· Health sciences alumni, current students, and faculty members
· Describe active, passive, and herd immunity.
· Identify some specifics about pediatric and adult immunizations.
If you’re unable to join the webinar on March 7th at 2:00 p.m. (ET), you may still register and a link to the on-demand recording and text transcript will be sent via email after the presentation date.