A Short Note On Influenza And Pneumococcal Vaccination Essay

781 Words Dec 15th, 2016 4 Pages
Final Presentation

I developed a power point presentation, which was my primary method of information delivery. When developing the power point presentation, I focused on what I felt my audience not only wanted but needed for information to keep their attention. In addition to using the power point presentation, I displayed a poster board and handed out a flyer/fact sheet, which was developed by the CDC on influenza vaccination. The nurse could in turn hand out this flyer to his/her patients as an educational resource to enforce information taught ("Adults 65," 2016). Finally, I brought along a copy of a Mercy discharge patient visit report so I could show the nurses how hospital vaccine administration now carries over onto the hospital discharge paperwork (before this project if a patient received the influenza vaccine, this information did not carry over onto the discharge paperwork). During this class, Mercy was working on redoing the information which was being displayed on patient discharge paperwork. I made it a point of requesting that both influenza and pneumococcal vaccination information to be added, and was fortunate that the right people were listening to make it happen.
I presented my project to a group of Mercy Home Care nurses over at their main office in West Springfield. I had them seated at a long rectangular table in a well lit room, facing me. The room was quiet and free from distractions. While presenting I made good eye contact, kept the…

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