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Improving the Health of Children and Adults through Vaccines: Updates and Recommendations for Clinicians

Date:Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Time:2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Presenter(s)

Iyabode (Yabo) Akinsanya-Beysolow, MD, MPH
Medical Officer
Education, Information and Partnership Branch
Immunization Services Division
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overview

Vaccines prevent children and adults from potentially harmful or deadly diseases. To promote health and prevent disease, CDC publishes written recommendations for vaccinating children and adults. These recommendations are based on information from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). It is important for pediatric and adult providers to stay up to date on the most recent ACIP recommendations. During this webinar, a CDC subject matter expert will address recent vaccine recommendations along with available immunization resources.

Objectives

At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to accomplish the following:

  • Describe two recent vaccine recommendations made by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
  • Understand how and where to access immunization resources.

Call Materials

Call Format

  • Live audio conference call on 8/13/13: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Audio-on-demand training after 3:00 PM on 8/13/13
  • Materials: PowerPoint slide set

Additional Call Information

Continuing Education

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Veterinarians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Health Educators
  • Other Clinicians

Hardware/Software

Additional Information

  • Contact Information:coca@cdc.gov
  • Support/Funding:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emergency Risk Communications Branch
  • Method of Participation:You may participate in the educational activity by viewing the program information above.
  • Fees:COCA continuing education credits are free.

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