COVID-19: LESSONS FROM A PANDEMIC

Symposia

  • Date:
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • CME/CE: 1.0

Moderator: Judith L. Beizer, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP, AGSF

Learning Objectives: (1) define structural inequities, explain the drivers of it, and discuss solutions to dismantle structural inequities; (2) describe the development of COVID-19 vaccine authorization and guidance in the US; and (3) discuss how innovative approaches in overcoming barriers to COVID vaccine distribution among isolated older adults can inform preparations for future public health emergencies.

A Journey to Dismantling Structural Inequities Behind COVID-19 Aging-Related Disparities 
Jasmine L. Travers, PhD, MHS, RN, AGPCNP-BC
COVID-19 Vaccines:  Insights from the CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Work Group
Kenneth E. Schmader, MD
Planes, Trains and Snowmobiles:  Post-Pandemic Implications of COVID Vaccine Distribution Strategies for Isolated Older Adults 
Timothy W. Farrell, MD, AGSF