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Managing Outbreaks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - Wednesday, June 19, 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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Join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for a discussion on managing outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases.

NFID Medical Director William Schaffner, MD will moderate the webinar with presentations by NFID Director Ruth M. Carrico, PhD, DNP, FNP-C, CIC, Associate Professor at the University of Louisville and Jane R. Zucker, MD, MS, Assistant Commissioner at the Bureau of Immunization in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Presentations will focus on sharing strategies and best practices implemented during recent outbreaks of hepatitis A and measles.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
-Implement current ACIP recommendations including identification of at-risk groups
-Identify effective outbreak control measures through partnerships with community and trusted leaders
-Summarize strategies to communicate with the public to increase awareness of immunization recommendations and address vaccine hesitancy

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

Ruth M. Carrico, PhD, DNP, FNP-C, CIC
NFID Director
Associate Professor
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Jane R. Zucker, MD, MS
Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Immunization
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
New York, NY
CME Credit:
Physicians:  1.0 Hours
Physician Assistants:  Credit Available
Nurses:  Credit Available

Self Assessment Module (SAM):  No

Live Webinar:  Yes

Specialty Audience:
Allergy / Immunology    Emergency Medicine    Family Medicine    Internal Medicine    Pediatrics    Preventative Medicine    

CME Sam Course #22339

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