PNR Rendezvous: Libraries Connecting Communities to Vaccine Information & Resources
With vaccines being in the headlines recently, it is likely many of your library patrons are wondering if they, their children, or family members are up to date with immunizations. This webinar will provide practical information, resources, and tools for public library staff to help empower and inform their communities around vaccines. The presentation will also equip libraries to help their patrons speak with their pharmacist and other members of the care team about vaccines as well as additional health information needs.
Presenter: Rachel G. Firebaugh, Pharm.D., MPH
Rachel is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy as well as a practicing clinical pharmacist and Pharmacist Consultant to NNLM PNR. She has worked in a number of different pharmacy and healthcare settings. Rachel especially loves to teach and is passionate about improving the health of individuals and communities. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Washington, her Doctor of Pharmacy at Pacific University in Oregon, and her Master of Public Health at The University of Montana.
Immunization information resources
CDC Vaccines & Immunizations
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Immunization Action Coalition
Immunization Action Coalition - Vaccine Information
Vaccine Education Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
MedlinePlus Immunization health topic page
NNLM National Immunization Awareness Month toolkit
Healthfinder National Immunization Awareness Month toolkit
Aug 21, 2019
1:00PM - 2:00PM PT
PNR Rendezvous is a webinar series presented by the Network of the National Library of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region. Each session focuses on various topics such as health, research, resources, librarianship, and technology for attendees to incorporate into their work.
Sessions from this series are recorded and available usually within 1 week of the live session. Scroll down to see a list of past sessions OR visit the PNR Rendezvous YouTube Playlist.
Handout from February, 2021 session, "Serving Library Users with Mental Illness: A Crash Course on Controlling Classes"
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