Upcoming Events  

Hepatitis A and B Vaccines: Recommendations and Impact - October 18, 2017 at 12:00 PM (ET)

This webinar, hosted by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), will provide an update on the immunogenicity and safety of hepatitis A and B vaccines, explain current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations, and evaluate the impact of vaccine implementation on the changing epidemiology of hepatitis A and B diseases. 



What's your HPV IQ? A Conversation About Immunization Quality Improvement Tools - October 19, 2017 at 1:00 PM (ET)

The VICNetwork brings an Adolescent Immunization Webinar Series. This webinar focuses on the newly launched HPV IQ website, which provides evidence-based tools for HPV vaccine quality improvement. 



December 3-9, 2017 National Influenza Vaccination Week is a national awareness week focused on highlighting the importance of influenza vaccination. View their website for key messages, web tools, and digital toolkit. 


HCV Among Pregnant Women - December 13, 2017 at 12:00 PM (ET) 

This webinar is hosted by the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable



Webcast: Benefits of the Influenza Vaccine for Adults 65 and Older 

This webcast, conducted by the American Academy of Family Physicians, will provide family physicians updated information on influenza vaccines and prepare them to boost immunization rates within their practice. At the conclusion of the webcast, participants should be able to:

  • Review primary updates to the current influenza guidance and recommendations.
  • Establish consistent team-based messaging about the vaccine.
  • Better understand how to bill and code for vaccinations.
  • Identify and address knowledge gaps in vaccine choices for all age groups.
  • Dispel existing myths and misconceptions surrounding the influenza vaccine.

After the participants views all three of the web clips they will receive complementary “Vaccine Billing and Coding Cards” (while supplies last). 



Raise Your Rates! Free 1 Credit CME to Master Your HPV Vaccine Recommendation

What are the nation’s experts saying to their patients about HPV vaccination? Three providers—a pediatrician, an OB-GYN, and a head and neck surgeon—outline the importance of vaccinating 11- and 12-year-olds against HPV cancers in a newly released e-learning module. 

“Increasing Adolescent Immunization Coverage” is a 40-minute e-learning module for pediatric and primary care provider teams, created by members of the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable. This module provides information, guidance, and tools for quality improvement efforts to increase HPV vaccination by improving providers’ ability to:

  • Describe the importance of the HPV vaccine
  • Implement the “same way, same day” approach to HPV vaccination for 11- and 12-year-olds
  • Answer parents’ questions accurately and succinctly
  • Introduce new practice tools to support HPV vaccination in the pediatric health care setting 

RNs/NPs, physicians, physician’s assistants, and pharmacists can earn a free hour/credit by viewing the CME module here. Non-credit seeking audiences can view the video here.  You can also access the Partner Promotion Package which includes social media messages, a flyer, a powerpoint slide, and an infocard at: http://bit.ly/HPV_CMEPromoPack. Thanks for helping disseminate this broadly within your networks!


2017 Pink Book Webinar Series 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are hosting a series of 15 webinars on the 2017 Pink Book. These webinars will provide an overview of the principles of vaccination, general recommendations, immunization strategies for providers, and specific information about vaccine-preventable disease and the vaccines that prevent them. Each one-hour webinar explores a chapter from the 13th edition of "Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases," also known as "The Pink Book.



Vaccine Administration e-Learn

CDC has released a new Vaccine Administration e-Learn and it is available on the Continuing Education web page. The e-Learn is a free, interactive, online educational program that serves as a useful introductory course or a great refresher on vaccine administration. This self-paced e-Learn provides comprehensive training, using videos, job aids, and other resources to accommodate a variety of learning styles, and offers a certificate of completion and/or Continuing Education (CE) for those that complete the training.


General Best Practice Guidelines for Immunization

The General Best Practice Guidelines for Immunization publication updates and replaces the General Recommendations on Immunization: Recommendations of ACIP published in 2011. It is organized into the following 10 sections: 1) Timing and Spacing of Immunobiologics; 2) Contraindications and Precautions; 3) Preventing and Managing Adverse Reactions; 4) Vaccine Administration; 5) Storage and Handling of Immunobiologics; 6) Altered Immunocompetence; 7) Special Situations; 8) Vaccination Records; 9) Vaccination Programs; and 10) Vaccine Information Sources.

Providers can read the document and then visit CDC's online learning system to register for and obtain continuing education. 



Updated 10/3/17 

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