Describe a situation in which a UW Continuing Nursing Education (UWCNE) offering...
I was impressed with the information relayed on the importance of
pneumococcal and flu vaccines for health care workers. The speaker
presented data about a flu outbreak among patients and staff in one
area of a hospital. When everyone in that area was cultured, they
found that ½ of all staff and patients were carriers of the virus
and none of them exhibited any s/s of the virus. This lecture gave
me new ammunition to use to encourage patients and staff to get these vaccines.
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