PA AAP Let's Talk Series: Addressing Disparities in Immunization 12.3.20

December 3, 2020

Target Audience

Pediatricians, Family Medicine Physicians, Residents, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Practice Staff

Learning Objectives

Objectives for Addressing Immunization Disparities Webinar

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

· Identify sources of data on immunization disparities.

· Discuss ways in which informal and social media communication can magnify immunization myths.

· Identify effective communication strategies for different communities.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/15/2020
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Event starts: 
12/03/2020 - 12:15pm
Event ends: 
12/03/2020 - 1:15pm

Disclaimer Statement

The information presented at this CME program 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

PA AAP Webinar
PA
United States

Speaker(s): Kristen Feemster, MD MPH MSHP FAAP - Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; Research Director for the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP); Global Director, Medical Affairs, Merck & Co, In.

Johana Vidal-Phelan, MD MBA FAAP - Senior Medical Director-Pediatrics at UPMC Insurance Division, General Pediatrician at Hamilton Health Center

The following relevant financial relationship were disclosed: Kristen Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHP, FAAP is employed by Merck & Co., Inc. - Merck Research Laboratories - Global Medical and Scientific Affairs.

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.

 

 

Accreditation and credit designation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. 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 School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.

Other Healthcare 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.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
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