Meeting Archive:
Updates from June 2017 ACIP Meeting


Note Correction (Slide 23): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger states that routine vaccination of Hepatitis A (HepA) should be initiated at ages 12 through 23 months.
 

Meeting Description:
William Schaffner, MD, NFID Medical Director and liaison to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), will be joined by Amanda C. Cohn, MD, MPH, ACIP Executive Secretary, to discuss updates from the June 2017 ACIP meeting, including current vaccination recommendations for adults, adolescents, and children.
 
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Describe current ACIP recommendations for adult and childhood/adolescent immunization
  • Explain how recent changes to vaccine recommendations will impact vaccination programs
  • Discuss information on new and/or future vaccines for potential use in practice
This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content.
Details
Date: Thu, Jul 13, 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

Amanda C. Cohn, MD, MPH
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Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
CDR, US Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

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 of continuing nursing education 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(s).

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. Updates from June 2017 ACIP Meeting (ACPE Universal Activity #0206-0000-17-009-L04-P. Initial Release Date: 07/10/2017).


Pharmacists seeking to claim CPE credit for this webinar should go to http://nacds.learnercommunity.com/webinars/acip-recommendations-2017 following the live webinar.  Please contact education@nacds.org for any CPE questions.