Revisiting COVID-19: Evolution and Vaccines
The purpose of this educational presentation is to review the COVID-19 evolution and updates, discuss vaccines and hesitancy, showcase a person-centered approach, and discuss compassion fatigue and how staff can care for themselves related to vaccine discussions to avoid burnout.
RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians/ Paramedics / EMTs
1. Summarize the latest clinical updates and the evolution of COVID-19 and vaccines
2. Recognize vaccine hesitancy in clinical conversations
3. Apply Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques in vaccine discussions
4. Identify the impact of compassion fatigue and strategies for care providers
Program begins at 2 pm and ends at 3 pm. Total Education Time = 1 Hour(s)
2:00 – 2:20pm
Presentation and discussion of the latest clinical updates and the evolution of COVID-19 and vaccines
Dr. Maria Guyette
2:20 – 2:40pm
Review of application of use of MI techniques with members during clinical conversations focused on vaccine hesitancy
Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, NBCHWC
2:40 – 3:00pm
Review of the impact of compassion fatigue and strategies for care providers
Erin Commendatore, MAED/CN
In support of improving patient care, 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.
CCM CE will be provided: 1 CE - CCM COA will be sent via email from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner approximately 6-8 weeks following the live date of the course.
This activity is eligible for endorsed credit for UPMC Health Plan EMTs and Paramedics. Complete ETHOS course work, obtain the attendance certificate, and submit to EMS governing body for 1 CE credit(s).
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit(s).
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.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 ASWB
- 1.00 Attendance