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Increasing the Uptake of Flu Vaccines Across the Age and Risk Spectrum


With the reemergence of influenza and other respiratory illnesses, the importance of flu vaccination is greater than ever, especially in older adults and those with comorbid conditions. Watch an expert discussion of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations for the current flu season, and learn how you can optimize immunization schedules and choices to meet patient needs, addressing barriers to vaccination.

Physician Assistants/Physician Associates: 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit

Nurse Practitioners: 1.00 Nursing contact hours, includes 1.00 hour of pharmacotherapy credit

Released: January 20, 2023

Expiration: January 19, 2024

No longer available for credit.



Mary Knudtson

Mary Knudtson, DNSc, NP, FAAN

Nurse Practitioner
California Emergency Medical Services Authority
Sacramento, California
Professor of Clinical Nursing - Retired
UC Irvine
Irvine, California

Martin C. Mahoney

Martin C. Mahoney, MD, PhD

Professor of Oncology
Department of Internal Medicine
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Buffalo, New York

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This activity is supported by an educational grant from

Sequirus USA Inc.



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Target Audience

Primary Care NPs and PAs.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Implement ACIP recommendations for influenza vaccine updated for the current flu season

  • Individualize immunization schedules and choices according to specific age and risk groups

  • Use strategies and resources to address barriers to vaccination 


All faculty and planners participating in continuing education activities sponsored by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. All relevant conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. In addition, all faculty are required to openly disclose any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices discussed in this activity. The faculty and Planning Committee have been advised that this activity must be free from commercial bias and based upon all available scientifically rigorous data from research that conforms to accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

Martin Mahoney, MD, PhD, consultant/advisor/speaker: GSK, Merck, Pfizer, Sanofi; researcher: Pfizer.

Mary Knudtson, DNSc, NP, FAAN, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The planners and content peer reviewers from Partners for Advancing Clinical Education and Practicing Clinicians Exchange do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Instructions for Credit

Learners wishing to earn CE/CME credit must:

  1. View the content in its entirety
  2. Relate the content material to the learning objectives
  3. Complete evaluation form

The estimated time to complete this activity is 1.00 hour.


The program has been made available online.


The opinions or views expressed in this CE/CME activity do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of Partners for Advancing Clinical Education, Practicing Clinicians Exchange, or any educational supporter.


Joint Accreditation Statement
Joint AccreditationIn support of improving patient care, Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


ANCC Credit Designation
Nursing contact hours: 1.00, which includes 1.00 hours of pharmacology credit.


AAPA Credit Designation
Joint AccreditationPartners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. Approval is valid until January 19, 2024. PAs should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation.


IPCE Credit Designation

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.