Allegheny County Immunization Coalition's 16th Annual Immunization Update - Virtual

November 4, 2021

Target Audience

Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist, Physician, and Physician Assistant.

Learning Objectives

Conference participants will:
•    Utilize most up-to-date data to guide clinical practice related to the COVID-19 pandemic
•    Develop strategies to use to correct misconceptions related to vaccines and immunization protocols
•    Analyze a major health systems response to a global pandemic
•    Examine how to prevent HPV infection
•    Summarize the current trends related to pertussis

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 4.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/27/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
11/04/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/04/2021 - 1:00pm
Live Virtual Conference

Virtual ONLY

Course Director:
Debra L. Bogen, MD, FAAP, FABM
Director, Allegheny County Heath Department 

Faculty:
Wendy C. King, PhD
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
University of Pittsburgh
Graduate School of Public Health

Ann L. McGaffey, MD
Medical Director,
UPMC Community Medicine
St. Margaret Bloomfield Garfield Family Health Center
Clinical Associate Professor, School of Medicine,
University of Pittsburgh

Donald M. Yealy, MD, FACEP
Senior Vice President, UPMC
Chief Medical Officer, UPMC
Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Marian G. Michaels, MD. MPH
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery
 

Faculty Disclosures:
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including  members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed  all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:
Dr. Laura Lee Hall presenter for this educational activity, is employed by NMQF and has received a grant from the CDC and Sanofi Pasteur.  NMQF does not promote any specific vaccines in their work. 
Dr. Wendy C. King, presenter for this educational activity, is employed by the University of Pittsburgh and the institution has received a grant to study novel biomarkers of HBV not yet used in clinical practice.

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Continuing Education Credit
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County Immunization Coalition. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 4.75 Attendance
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For more information, contact Jennifer J. Wasco at wascoj@pitt.edu or 412-624-9079.