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 Hospitals and Clinics of 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.