Meeting Archive:
Occupational Health: Vaccinations in the Workplace


Meeting Description:

Healthcare is increasingly provided in both traditional and non-traditional settings. Join NFID Board member Ruth M. Carrico, PhD, FNP-C, CIC, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Founding Associate Director at the University of Louisville Global Health Center, for an update on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations regarding healthcare worker immunization programs relevant to all healthcare settings.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe current CDC guidelines outlining elements of a healthcare worker immunization program
  • Identify challenges in implementation and quality monitoring
  • Explore safety, effectiveness, and operational improvement opportunities

This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content.

Date: Thu, Mar 30, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
 Presenter Information
Moderator: William Schaffner, MD
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Medical Director, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Professor of Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN

Presenter: Ruth M. Carrico, PhD, FNP-C, CIC
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Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases
Founding Associate Director
University of Louisville Global Health Center
Louisville, KY


Continuing Medical Education (CME)
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NFID is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NFID designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91). It has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour.