Meeting Archive:
Updates from February 2018 ACIP Meeting


Meeting Description:
William Schaffner, MD, NFID Medical Director and liaison to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and Amanda C. Cohn, MD, MPH, ACIP Executive Secretary, will  discuss updates from the February 2018 ACIP meeting, including current US 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 the impact of recent changes to vaccine recommendations on vaccination programs
  • Discuss information on new and/or future vaccines for potential use in practice
Learning Outcome: Through this online activity, learners will be able to apply ACIP vaccine recommendations and vaccination best practices to help improve immunization rates.
This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content.
Date: Wed, Mar 7, 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

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), for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour.

Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE)
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The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) 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 February 2018 ACIP Meeting (ACPE Universal Activity # 0206-9999-18-004-L06-P. Initial Release Date: 03/07/2018).

Pharmacists seeking to claim CPE credit for this webinar should visit: following the live webinar. All CPE-related questions should be directed to