Patsy Stinchfield, PNP

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“Children’s Pedcast”: Patsy Stinchfield on vaccines, infection prevention


Patsy Stinchfield
, an infectious disease nurse practitioner and director of infection prevention and control and the Children’s Immunization Project at Children’s Minnesota, discusses the importance of vaccines and an immunization schedule; the effectiveness level of the 2014 flu vaccine; how a flu vaccine is determined and created each year; the difference between measles and chicken pox; and how to know when you’re infectious during a cold.

“Children’s Pedcast” can be heard on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher, YouTube and Vimeo.