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Flu Myths & Communication Tips
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - Wednesday, December 4, 2019

CME Provider:
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases ›
7201 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 750
Bethesda, Maryland (MD) 20814
United States
Phone: (301) 656-0003
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National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is an annual awareness week held each December to highlight the importance of annual influenza (flu) vaccination. During NIVW 2018, scheduled for December 2-8, 2018, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) will host a webinar on 12/5 at 12:00 PM ET focused on overcoming misconceptions about flu and flu vaccines.

William Schaffner, MD, NFID Medical Director will be joined by NFID Vice President, Patricia A. Stinchfield, RN, MS, CPNP, CIC, Senior Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Children's Minnesota, and Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, Chief of Digital Innovation and Digital Health at Seattle Children’s Hospital, to discuss common misunderstandings about flu and flu vaccines as well as communication tips on how best to respond.

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

-Explain common myths about flu and flu vaccines
-Describe strategies to communicate with patients and parents about the importance of annual flu vaccination
-Determine the best approach for flu vaccination discussions with patients

There is no fee to participate in this activity but pre-registration is required.
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Moderator: William Schaffner, MD
Medical Director, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Professor of Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN

Patricia A. Stinchfield, RN, MS, CPNP, CIC
Vice President, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Senior Director, Infection Prevention and Control
Children's Minnesota
St. Paul, MN

Wendy Sue L. Swanson, MD, MBE
Chief of Digital Innovation and Digital Health
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle, WA

CME Credit:
Physicians:  1.0 Hours

Self Assessment Module (SAM):  No

Specialty Audience:
Allergy / Immunology    Emergency Medicine    Family Medicine    Internal Medicine    Obstetrics / Gynecology    Pediatrics    

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