Arms Holding Text Vaccination

As a healthcare provider, you play a crucial role in promoting and administering immunizations for older adults. Immunizations are essential in protecting older adults from preventable diseases and improving their overall health and quality of life.

Catch up on the recording of this Webinar, presented by Dr. Allison Hursman, where we discuss vaccines in older adults, including risks and benefits and addressing safety concerns.

Topics Covered:

  • Risks and benefits of vaccines in older adults​
  • The timing, side effects and administration of vaccinations in older adults​
  • How to address a patient’s concerns regarding vaccines and provide informed recommendations

Speaker: Allison Hursman, PharmD

Allison HursmanAllison Hursman is a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist who works as Population Health pharmacist at Essentia Health in Fargo, ND.  She has a diverse pharmacy background that includes work in the community pharmacy and ambulatory care setting while teaching in the pharmacy program at North Dakota State University.  Allison has worked to implement and coordinate vaccination clinics and outreach events. She has taught the immunizations course for pharmacy students and has lead research projects related to impacting vaccination rates at the pharmacy.  In her free time, Allison enjoys travelling, reading and spending time with family and friends.

For additional vaccine-related resources, visit the Great Plains QIN Vaccination Page.