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INTRODUCTION

Vaccination 2019

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EVALUATION

CERTIFICATE

INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.50

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and primary care physicians.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Manage vaccine hesitancy
  • Apply and establish routine office standards to increase vaccine rates
  • Recommend ways to improve influenza vaccination rates
  • Explain recent vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks


Suggested Additional Reading:

1) Shots Immunization by AAFP/STFM
    https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/immunizations/shots-app.html 
2) Immunization Action Coalition
    http://www.immunize.org/  
3) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/index.html 

Authors:
Donald Middleton, MD — Professor of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.