Monday May 23, 2022

Pneumococcal Vaccines Simplified! - Frankly Speaking Ep 277

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Overview: Join us to discuss a summary of the newly published guidelines for pneumococcal vaccines and to review the most recently approved vaccines. We’ll begin by describing the challenges from the previous guidelines and how these new guidelines address these challenges. Given the burden of pneumococcal disease and that vaccination is our best weapon to combat the disease, you won’t want to miss this episode. 

Episode resource links:

  • Morga, A., Kimura, T., Feng, Q., Rozario, N., & Schwartz, J. (2022). Compliance to Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendations for pneumococcal vaccination. Vaccine.




  • Schulz, P. S., Moore, S. E., Smith, D., Javed, J., & Wilde, A. M. (2022, April). Missed Pneumococcal Vaccination Opportunities in Adults With Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in a Community Health System. In Open Forum Infectious Diseases (Vol. 9, No. 4, p. ofac075). US: Oxford University Press.


  • Center for disease Control and Prevention Resources: App for iphone and android PneumoRecs

Guest: Mariyan L. Montaque, DNP, FNP-BC
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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