Immunization Update 2012


Immunization Update 2012



Akinsanya-Beysolow, Iyabode, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, CDC/NCIRD
Kroger, Andrew, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, CDC/NCIRD
Patel, Manish, MD, MSc, Medical Officer, CDC/NCIRD
Schuchat, Anne, MD, Director, CDC/NCIRD
Strikas, Raymond, MD, MPH, Medical Epidemiologist, CDC/NCIRD
Weaver, Donna, MN, RN, Nurse Educator, CDC/NCIRD
Wolfe, Charles, BS, Health Education and Information Specialist, CDC/NCIRD
Wolicki, JoEllen, RN, BSN, Nurse Educator, CDC/NCIRD

9/17/2012  – 6/30/2013



Participants will need a computer with internet access

Immunization Providers (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Physician’s Assistants, DoD Paraprofessionals, Medical Students, etc.)

Participants should have a basic educational background in science including general knowledge in the subject areas of biology, immunization and vaccine-preventable diseases. 

This is an enduring material available in web-on-demand format.

This web-on-demand product is is a recording of CDC’s annual update webcast, which covers the most recent and significant developments in the rapidly changing field of immunization. Topics include Influenza, Pertussis Outbreaks and Tdap, ACIP Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel, Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Immunocompromised Adults, Vaccine Storage and Handling, Vaccine Information Statements, and Vaccine Briefs.

At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to accomplish the following:
List two recent immunization recommendations made by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
Describe two emerging immunization issues.
Locate resources relevant to current immunization practice.
Obtain, assess and apply patient information to determine the need for immunization.

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To receive continuing education


CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this Enduring Activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 2.2 contact hours.

CEU: The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 ANSI/IACET CEU's for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive up to 2 Category I CECH in health education. CDC provider number GA0082.

CPE: Description: acpe_logoThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive 0.2 Contact Hours in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-0000-12-117-H04-P.

Course Category: This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based.

CDC, our planners, and our presenters wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content  will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use with the exception of discussion by Dr. Iyabode Akinsanya-Beysolow, Dr. Andreweq Kroger, Dr. Raymond Strikas, and Ms. JoEllen Wolicki of Tdap, HPV, Pertussis, PCV, Influenza, and Measles (MMR) vaccines in a manner recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, but not approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

CDC does not accept commercial support.

You may participate in the educational activity by viewing the program information above.

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FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.

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