Project ECHO®: Caring for Older Adults- COVID-19 Vaccination Discussions


Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC) and Healthcentric Advisors hosted “Caring for Older Adults- COVID-19 Vaccination Discussions”

Project ECHO® is a free, practical, case-based tele-education series.


Discussed updates on the challenges and successes related to COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Rhode Island. These two sessions are relevant for clinicians who practice in a variety of settings including long term care, primary care, and home care. Participants asked the panel and presenters questions.

Panel of interdisciplinary experts:

  • Kerry LaPlante, PharmD, FCCP, FIDSA
    Professor and Chair, Pharmacy Practice, URI
    RI COVID-19 Vaccine Subcommittee
  • Jill Powers, R.Ph
    Consultant Pharmacist, Rhode Island Pharmerica
  • Marianne Wolcott
    Nursing Home Administrator, Saint Elizabeth Home
  • Diane Cocozza Martins, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Professor, URI College of Nursing
  • Erin Foeri
    URI PharmD, Candidate 2021
  • Jeffrey Bratberg, PharmD, FAPhA
    Clinical Professor
    URI College of Pharmacy

Equipment needed to participate

Wi-Fi, computer, phone (if computer audio does not work), and web-camera; you can also utilize your cell phones for Zoom.

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