PA-AAP and CHOP Vaccine Education Center: Communicating about Vaccines - COVID-19 & More
"Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Education Center: Communicating about Vaccines - COVID-19 & More," is an interactive, self-paced online immunization education course. It consists of three parts:
- Part 1 details the dangers of COVID-19 disease, explains the US system to authorize and approve vaccines and highlights the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.
- Part 2 explores vaccine communication best practices and gives practical tips for use in busy practices.
- Part 3 offers additional resources and reviews the concepts discussed in the module through an online quiz.
This course is intended for primary care physicians, hospitalists, general medicine internists, family practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other allied health professionals
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
- Summarize at least two dangers of COVID-19 disease that are relevant to your patients in plain language
- Identify components of the US system to authorize and approve vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines.
- Outline the evidence that convinces you that the authorize/approved COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective against severe disease and death from COVID-19.
- Implement each step of the 5-step approach to vaccine communication (presumptive introduction, strong recommendation, listen, ask-provide-verify, ask to immunize)
- Describe at least two resources from this module that will be of use to you in the next week.
Planning Committee Members:
Sharon G. Humiston, MD, MPH, FAAP - Professor of Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy and University of Missouri-Kansas City and a member of the Vaccine Education Center Advisory Board at CHOP.
Dr. Humiston receives grant/research support from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Angela K. Shen, ScD, MPH – Captain (ret), US Public Health Service, Visiting Scientist at CHOP, Adjunct Associate Professor, Perelman School of Medicine and Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania.
Kayla Knock, MPH - Immunization Program Manager for the Pennsylvania Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition
Eileen Thompson, RN, BSN - PA AAP Program Director, Practice-Based Initiatives, PA Medical Home Program, EPIC Food Insecurity
No other 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 with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (PA AAP). 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.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2.0 contact hour.
Other health care professionals
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.
The information presented at this activity represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
- 2.00 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.
- 2.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 2.00 Attendance
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