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Fall 2014 Clinical Vaccinology Course

This 2 1/2 day course focuses on new developments and issues related to the use of vaccines. Expert faculty will provide the latest information on both current and prospective vaccines, updated recommendations for vaccinations across the lifespan, and innovative and practical strategies for ensuring timely and appropriate vaccination. The course is specifically designed for physicians (family, infectious disease specialists, internists, and pediatricians), nurse practitioners, nurses, phys...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Mouse and Pig Models for Studies of Natural and Vaccine-Induced Immunity to Bordetella Pertussis

This journal-based CME activity is based on a presentation given during the Working Group Meeting on Pertussis, held on March 6, 2013 in Bethesda, MD. The meeting was sponsored by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, and the National Vaccine Program Office. This activity is designed to update and discuss current knowledge, practice gaps, and challenges in the causes, treatment, and prevention ...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Immune Responses to Pertussis Vaccines and Disease

This journal-based CME activity is based on a presentation given during the Working Group Meeting on Pertussis, held on March 6, 2013 in Bethesda, MD. The meeting was sponsored by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, and the National Vaccine Program Office. This activity is designed to update and discuss current knowledge, practice gaps, and challenges in the causes, treatment, and prevention ...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Clinical Evaluation of Pertussis Vaccines: US Food and Drug Administration Regulatory Considerations

This journal-based CME activity is based on a presentation given during the Working Group Meeting on Pertussis, held on March 6, 2013 in Bethesda, MD. The meeting was sponsored by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, and the National Vaccine Program Office. This activity is designed to update and discuss current knowledge, practice gaps, and challenges in the causes, treatment, and prevention ...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Changing Pertussis Epidemiology: Everything Old is New Again

This journal-based CME activity is based on a presentation given during the Working Group Meeting on Pertussis, held on March 6, 2013 in Bethesda, MD. The meeting was sponsored by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, and the National Vaccine Program Office. This activity is designed to update and discuss current knowledge, practice gaps, and challenges in the causes, treatment, and prevention ...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Immunizations, what has changed? The 2012 Update

Immunizations, what has changed? The Update 2012 In this application-based continuing pharmacy education activity, Dr Jennifer Girotto, PharmD, BCBS, will discuss updated immunization information on several vaccines since the 2011 update. Target Audience: Pharmacists who are interested in immunization information and those who are certified as immunizers who require immunization continuing education to maintain their immunization ability in CT. This activity is not accredited for te...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Bloodborne Pathogens: HBV, HCV, and HIV

This course meets the educational requirements for federal OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard training. When you finish this course, you will be able to: * Explain the hazards of bloodborne pathogens (HBV, HCV, HIV) in the transmission of certain chronic and life-threatening diseases and relate both OSHA and state laws designed to curb them. *Outline the actions employers are required by OSHA to take to protect their employees from bloodborne pathogens in the workplace. *State how engi...
ATrain Education Inc.

UGA Rx Technician CE Initiative

Description: This project will address specific continuing pharmacy education needs of pharmacy technicians in community and health system pharmacy. Pharmacy technicians in the state of Georgia as well as surrounding states find their roles expanding in light of new laws and regulatory guidelines, accreditation standards, and legislation related to the affordable care act. Additionally the project will meet a specific goal of the Office of Postgraduate Continuing Education and Outreach to i...
University of Georgia College of Pharmacy

Las Vegas Getaway Seminars

DIABETES: A CASE STUDY REVIEW ACPE # 0043-9999-13-035-L01-P Objectives: 1. Identify and analyze evolving trends in the epidemiology of diabetes. 2. Discuss the importance of patient-specific goal setting as a consideration of diabetes management. 3. Identify challenges related to adverse events associated with many antihyperglycemic agents and how they may affect treatment. 4. Examine common comorbidities seen in people with diabetes and evaluate their effect on diabetes management. â€...
Getaway Seminars Inc.

OSHA Regulations for Today's Retail Pharmacist

Pharmacists and techs are very aware of the need to follow the numerous laws that govern our profession. We are subject to the FDA laws, DEA laws, and our state specific laws. Now the federal OSHA regulations have moved into our pharmacy. Most think OSHA laws govern mining and manufacturing, but they have moved into our reals for workplace safety, namely blood borne pathogens. Join our retail pharmacist "Professor Pete" Kreckel as he discusses the laws pertaining to OSHA regulations in the...
freeCE.com

OSHA Regulations for Today's Retail Pharmacist

Pharmacists and techs are very aware of the need to follow the numerous laws that govern our profession. We are subject to the FDA laws, DEA laws, and our state specific laws. Now the federal OSHA regulations have moved into our pharmacy. Most think OSHA laws govern mining and manufacturing, but they have moved into our reals for workplace safety, namely blood borne pathogens. Join our retail pharmacist "Professor Pete" Kreckel as he discusses the laws pertaining to OSHA regulations in the...
freeCE.com

The Changing Role of Today's Pharmacist - From Dispensing Pills to Managing Ills

With the changing roles of pharmacists, this program will focus on how to identify the needs in your community for patient care services by performing a needs assessment. We will discuss the process for implementing a variety of patient care services such as Medication Therapy Management, Immunizations, Diabetes Management, Asthma Management and others. Finally, we will discuss resources that are available to assist with setting up patient care services.
freeCE.com

Guideline & Testing Update for Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections in Hospitalized Patients (Webcast)

Target Audience: This educational activity is designed for infectious disease specialists, intensivists, hospitalists, hospital pharmacists, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with invasive fungal infections. Statement of Need: The incidence of invasive fungal infections continues to increase, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality, despite the introduction of expanded treatment options. Clinicians require up-to-date knowledge of advances in testing a...
ACHL

Blood Borne/HIV: Safety in the Workplace

Common examples of workplace transmission include touching wounds with hands (washed or not), using/reusing unsterile needles from person to person, reusing gloves with contaminants on them, working in unsterile fields, and not using preventative measures, such as instructions to teach people how to avoid unnecessary infections. You will be responsible for yourself and others, whether or not you are there. This is why blood training is crucial. After completing Blood Borne/HIV: Safety in th...
Corexcel

Blood Borne Pathogens: Safety in the Workplace

Common examples of workplace transmission include touching wounds with hands (washed or not), using/reusing unsterile needles from person to person, reusing gloves with contaminants on them, working in unsterile fields, and not using preventative measures, such as instructions to teach people how to avoid unnecessary infections. You will be responsible for yourself and others, whether or not you are there. This is why blood borne pathogens training is crucial to teach. After completing Bloo...
Corexcel

Immunization of Preterm Infants in the NICU

Learning Objectives: •Describe the rationale for pertussis vaccine use in pregnant women, families, and infants. •Describe how influenza vaccination of pregnant women protects the infant from influenza. •List vaccines that should be given to infants in early infancy.
Contemporary Forums Online CE Library

The Oncologist: Protecting Pediatric Oncology Patients From Influenza

Learning objectives 1.Identify optimal vaccination strategies and define the vaccine response rates among pediatric chemotherapy patients. 2. Explain the advantage of beginning empiric anti-viral therapy 3. Describe the need for family member vaccination, hygiene measures, and social distancing Influenza is a common respiratory pathogen. Its severity can be unpredictable, but people with chronic illness are at increased risk of severe infection, complications, and death from influenza. T...
Society For Translational Oncology

HIV AIDS 7 Unit: HIV Awareness in the Workplace

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a blood borne pathogen that attacks the human immune system. It is spread through bodily fluids that come into contact with wounds and mucous membranes. Once the virus is present it reproduces itself within the host's CD4 cells (a type of white blood cell). White blood cells are essential for our body to fight off sickness. As the white cell count decreases, the disease progresses into AIDS, a condition that increases opportunistic infections. After...
Corexcel

2013 Video Board Review of Pediatrics

Missed the live course? Sit down at your convenience and view over 45 hours hours of expert lectures on the subjects you’ll encounter on your Boards. Study 100 practice test questions and answers in the accompanying syllabus. Here’s your take-home Pediatrics Intensive Course to view online. The online MedStudy Video Board Review of Pediatrics delivers more than 45 hours of presentations recorded at the 2012 MedStudy Pediatrics Intensive Board Review Course. Next best thing to being ther...
MedStudy

2012 Pediatrics Board-Style Questions & Answers -- Book or online format

The book format for MedStudy's Pediatrics Board-Style Q&As is a favorite of traditional book learners. Along with the effective self-testing Q&A content (706 vignettes, questions, answers and explanations), you get use-anywhere anytime convenience, the familiarity of reading from the printed page, and the ability to highlight key points and jot study notes in the margins. With this format you get two durable books – one containing questions, the other holding answers and explanations. Th...
MedStudy

Influenza 2013-2014: Fighting Complacency

A fascinating look at impact of influenza, seasonal and pandemic. Provides an overview of the devastating effects of the 1918 influenza pandemic and how that relates to us today. Provides an analysis of vaccination practices among healthcare workers and why we remain well below target goals for vaccination. Includes epidemiology, virus types and subtypes, treatment, and 2013–2014 vaccines for prevention of seasonal influenza. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Show the ...
ATrain Education Inc.

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