Meeting Archive:
Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Healthcare Personnel Immunization



 

Meeting Description:
Join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for a discussion on strategies to overcome barriers and improve healthcare personnel (HCP) immunization rates. 
 
NFID Medical Director William Schaffner, MD will moderate the webinar with presentations by Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, CPE, CMQ, Chair and Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine and NFID Vice President, Patricia A. Stinchfield, RN, MS, CPNP, CIC, Senior Director, Infection Prevention and Control, Children's Minnesota. 
 
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Summarize the current US recommendations for HCP immunization and coverage rates
  • Explain issues, challenges, and opportunities that may impact HCP immunization acceptance
  • Discuss best practices and practical strategies to increase HCP immunization rates in various healthcare settings
There is no fee to participate in this activity but pre-registration is required.
Details
Date: Thu, Apr 25, 2019
Time: 01:00 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

Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, CPE, CMQ
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Chair and Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

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

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. Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Healthcare Personnel Immunization  (ACPE Universal Activity # 0206-9999-19-008-L06-P). Initial Release Date: 4/25/2019). 
 
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.