Adolescent Immunization Update and the 16-Year-Old Platform

July 10, 2017

Presented by William L. Atkinson, MD, MPH, associate director for immunization education at (retired), discusses the 16-year-old immunization platform. The platform helps ensure adherence with the recommendation for MenACWY and MenB vaccines; provides an opportunity for healthcare providers to review adolescents’ vaccination status and complete any other needed vaccination or vaccination series; helps ensure that vaccines are covered by public or parental insurance; and helps further encourage adherence to recommended screenings and anticipatory guidance during adolescence.

59 minutes

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