Preventing Pneumococcal Pneumonia by Increasing Vaccinations in Your Setting

Preventing Pneumococcal Pneumonia by Increasing Vaccinations in Your Setting

Identification: AMBJ1402
Issue: March/April 2014
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 04/30/2016
  • 1.30 - CH
  • 0.00 - Rx


Contact hours available until 4/30/2016.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The author, editor, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and AAACN.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.


  • Discuss the indications and contraindications for the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV).
  • Identify barriers that impact pneumococcal vaccination administration.
  • Explain two proven nursing interventions to improve pneumococcal vaccination rates.
  • Describe how nurses can influence health promotion and disease prevention by championing immunizations.


Credits: None available.

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