Meeting Archive:
Flu Myths & Communication Tips



 

Meeting Description:
National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is an annual awareness week held each December to highlight the importance of annual influenza (flu) vaccination. During NIVW 2018, scheduled for December 2-8, 2018, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) will host a webinar on 12/5 at 12:00 PM ET focused on overcoming misconceptions about flu and flu vaccines.
 
William Schaffner, MD, NFID Medical Director will be joined by NFID Vice President, Patricia A. Stinchfield, RN, MS, CPNP, CIC, Senior Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Children's Minnesota, and Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, Chief of Digital Innovation and Digital Health at Seattle Children’s Hospital, to discuss common misunderstandings about flu and flu vaccines as well as communication tips on how best to respond.
 
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Explain common myths about flu and flu vaccines
  • Describe strategies to communicate with patients and parents about the importance of annual flu vaccination
  • Determine the best approach for flu vaccination discussions with patients
 
There is no fee to participate in this activity but pre-registration is required.
Details
Date: Wed, Dec 5, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM EST
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

Patricia A. Stinchfield, RN, MS, CPNP, CIC
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Vice President, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Senior Director, Infection Prevention and Control
Children's Minnesota
St. Paul, MN

Wendy Sue L. Swanson, MD, MBE
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Chief of Digital Innovation and Digital Health
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle, WA

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
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The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) 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.
 
Please contact cme@nfid.org with any questions.

Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE)
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The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. NACDS designates this enduring material as 1.0 contact hour of ACPE accredited continuing education. Flu Myths and Communication Tips (ACPE Universal Activity # 0206-9999-18-032-L06-P). Initial Release Date: 12/5/2018).

Pharmacists seeking to claim CPE credit for this webinar should visit http://nacds.learnercommunity.com following the live webinar. Please contact education@nacds.org with any CPE questions.