NAPNAP to Host Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccine

September 9th 2020

The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is hosting a TeamPeds Town Hall event, titled “COVID-19 Update and Vaccine Development,” to discuss what health care professionals should expect related to vaccine development and distribution.

The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is hosting a TeamPeds Town Hall event, titled “COVID-19 Update and Vaccine Development,” to discuss what health care professionals should expect related to vaccine development and distribution.

“This event is an excellent and timely opportunity for health care providers, parents, caregivers and other stakeholders to break through the noise to hear the most up-to-date, evidence-based information regarding COVID-19 vaccine development and distribution from an expert pediatric nurse leader,” said NAPNAP President Jessica Peck, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CNL, FAANP in a press release.

The virtual event will be hosted on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 8 pm ET. Infectious disease and immunology expert Patsy Stinchfield, MSN, CPNP, CIC, will discuss the virus, immune response nuances, what types of platforms are being considered and how the high need global vaccine may be fairly distributed.

Stinchfield is a widely recognized specialist in vaccine-preventable diseases, having served as the first nurse voting member of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) where she continues as a liaison representing the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. She is a long-time member of the CDC’s ACIP Influenza Working Group, the Pediatric Schedule group and Combination Vaccine working group.

The event is available for free to both members and non-members of NAPNAP and media are encouraged to attend. Participants can RSVP by clicking here: https://fs12.formsite.com/NAPNAPCE/dff7s1ea4w/index.html?1599583766634.

REFERENCE

NAPNAP to host town hall on COVID-19 vaccine. NAPNAP; New York, NY: September 9, 2020 [email].

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