Flu Vaccination Resources For Post-Acute And Long-Term Care Settings
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine encourages post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) facilities to strengthen their employee immunization programs to protect employees and patients. The Society has updated its guidance on vaccination for health care personnel (HCP) to make it stronger and more specific and is pleased to provide other resources as well.
Reducing the Impact of Influenza in Long Term Care Populations Through Healthcare Worker Vaccination
Session from 2018 AMDA Annual Conference featuring:
David A. Nace, MD, MPH
Director of Long Term Care & Flu Programs / University of Pittsburgh
Guest Column on Need for Improved Staff Flu Vaccination Rates
Executive Director Chris Laxton discusses how the Society is encouraging PA/LTC facilities to strengthen their employee immunization programs.
AMDA Policy Statement on Influenza Vaccination of Health Care Personnel
These recommendations are based on strong evidence showing a reduction in morbidity and mortality among residents when HCP are appropriately vaccinated against influenza.
Guidance for Developing an Influenza Vaccination Requirement Policy for HCP in LTCF
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance and information for leadership and administrators of long-term care facilities (LTCFs) who have made the decision to develop an Influenza Vaccination Requirement Policy for HCP.
Tools for Satellite, Temporary, and Off-Site Vaccination Clinics
Satellite, temporary, and off-site vaccination clinics play an important role, but have unique challenges. These tools can help.
Charting a Path to Increase Immunization Rates in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Setting
This white paper shares the results of a recent one-day meeting on immunization practices for PA/LTC staff and residents.
PA/LTC Influenza Vaccination Honor Roll
The Immunization Action Coalition recognizes PA/LTC settings that require flu vaccines for employees.
Other resources from The Society:
Influenza and the Healthcare Worker w/ Dr. Gregory Poland - Mayo Clinic