Meeting Archive:
Vaccination for Healthcare Professionals

 

Meeting Description:
William L. Atkinson, MD, MPH, Associate Director for Immunization Education at the Immunization Action Coalition and Patricia (Patsy) A. Stinchfield, MS, CPNP, CIC, Director of Infection Prevention & Control at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, will discuss vaccinations for healthcare professionals. The presentation will focus on the importance of vaccines for healthcare professionals (HCPs) as well as communication strategies and tips.  
 
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Identify vaccines recommended for HCPs by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
  • Outline factors that influence acceptance of vaccines by HCPs and apply methods and strategies to approach HCPs with differing views on vaccines to improve uptake
  • Describe the effectiveness of strategies to improve HCP uptake of vaccines in healthcare settings
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (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.
 
This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content.
Details
Date: Wed, Jan 13, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
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 Presenter Information
William L. Atkinson, MD, MPH
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Associate Director for Immunization Education
Immunization Action Coalition
St. Paul, MN
 

Patricia (Patsy) A. Stinchfield, MS, CPNP, CIC
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Director of Infection Prevention & Control
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN