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Immunize South Dakota and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are each hosting a Webinar in May to address vaccine administration errors and payment challenges. Details below.

Immunize South Dakota: Preventing Common Vaccine Administration Errors

Monday, May 20, 2024 | 12:30 PM (CT)

Join Immunize South Dakota for the next Online & In-The-Know: Preventing Common Vaccine Administration Errors

This presentation will focus on enhancing proficiency in vaccine administration by identifying common preventable errors, recognizing strategies to prevent such errors, and understanding the appropriate response in the event of an administration error. Participants will acquire valuable knowledge to enhance vaccine administration practices and ensure the safe and effective delivery of immunizations.

Presented by: Allie Staton, PharmD, Vaccine Confidence Strategist, Immunize Arkansas

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CMS: Overcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Payment Challenges

Thursday, May 30, 2024 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM (CT)

The commercialization of COVID-19 vaccines following the end of the public health emergency has led to vaccine payment challenges for nursing homes. Join the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to hear directly from a Medicare payment expert, learn how QIN-QIOs are connecting nursing homes with pharmacies to provide vaccines and handle billing and learn about resources for navigating the vaccine payment process.

This webinar is open to nursing home leaders, medical directors, directors of nursing and billing supervisors interested in overcoming vaccine payment challenges to maximize immunization rates for COVID-19 at their facilities.

There is a cap of 3,000 registrants for this event. Registration will be on a first come, first served basis.

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Colleen Frey Colleen Frey, RN, MSN, CPHQ, ACHE
Acting Director, Division of Community and Population Health
Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, CMS
Sabrina Chakhtoura Sabrina Chakhtoura, Nurse Consultant,
Quality Improvement and Innovation Models
Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, CMS
Will Harris Will Harris, Senior Advisor,
Office of the Administrator, CMS
Melissa Briggs Hagen Melissa Briggs Hagen, MD, MPH, CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service
Acting Chief Medical Officer, Immunization Services Division
National Center for Immunizations
and Respiratory Diseases, CDC
Megan Myers Megan Myers, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Telligen
Eli DeLille, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC, Associate Executive Director
Infection Prevention
Health Services Advisory Group
Chad Worz Chad Worz, PharmD, BCGP
Chief Executive
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

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