Update: Nurse Care Manager / Care Coordinator Best Practice Sharing Meeting on Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccination

  • 07 Feb 2021

More than 60 people participated in the Jan. 19 NCM/CC Best Practice Sharing meeting which included an update from Beth Lange MD, FAAP Co-Chair PCMH Kids and member of the Vaccine Advisory Committee. Information was shared on the state's Phase 1 timeline for populations getting vaccinated, vaccine distribution locations, and “Frequently Asked Questions." Darlene Dorocz, RN, CDOE, Director of Nursing (RIPCPC) and Marilyn Boichat, RN Director of Practice Management (Coastal Medical) presented on work being done at primary care practices and within systems of care to develop and implement COVID-19 staff and patient vaccination plans. Topics included staff and patient education strategies, anticipated vaccine handling and storage, distribution and reporting needs and available resources.