{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Improving Herpes Zoster Vaccine Rates: The Impact of a Targeted Educational Program

Purpose of Activity

To present the development and evaluation of an educational program aiming to improve herpes zoster vaccine (HZV) rates provided by nurse practitioners (NPs).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recall the development and impact of herpes zoster (HZ).
  2. Identify the vaccine available to prevent HZ and the major barriers to its use.
  3. Summarize the study conducted to identify and address NP specific barriers to HZV administration through a targeted educational program.
Price: $17.95


  • AANP 1.5 CH / 1.0 APH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

This Activity is approved for 1.5 contact hour (s) of continuing education (which includes 1.0 hour(s) pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID# 18073247 This Activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: JAANP0818
Published: Aug 2018
Expires: 8/31/2019
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Margaret O'Donnell, DNP, FNP, ANP-BC, FAANP; Kathleen Shurpin, PhD; Brenda Janotha, EdD, DNP-DCC, ANP-BC