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Immunization Training for Pharmacists

Practice Based Immunization Training for Pharmacists A 20 hour practice-based continuing education activity for pharmacists who plan to implement a pharmacist-directed immunization program at their practice site or fulfill the requirements to become a pharmacist immunizer. This comprehensive and interactive practice-based continuing pharmacy education certification program is designed to meet various state regulations* for pharmacist immunizers. *This activity meets state requirements...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Lyme Disease, Babesiosis, and Borrelia Miyamotoi

Over the past several decades, the burden of tick borne illness has increased dramatically in the Northeastern U.S. Each year in Rhode Island, for example, tick bites cause about 1,000 new cases of Lyme disease, Babesiosis, and other potentially serious illnesses – at a cost of several million dollars. This problem was caused in large part by the migration of urbanites to woodland habitats supportive of the complex life-cycle of the black-legged tick – commonly called the “deer tick” ...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Rotavirus

Rotavirus is a virus that causes severe gastroenteritis, characterized by severe watery diarrhea, often with vomiting, fever, and abdominal pain. In babies and young children, it can lead to dehydration. Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrhea in infants and young children worldwide. Globally, it causes more than a half a million deaths each year in children younger than 5 years of age. Rotavirus was also the leading cause of severe diarrhea in U.S. infants and young children befo...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Provider Strategies to Increase HPV Vaccination

Current immunization recommendations specify the use of several vaccines for adolescents, including HPV vaccines. Nonetheless, many teens are not fully immunized. Several barriers stand in the way, including systemic barriers (e.g., reduced access to care, lack of health insurance), and personal barriers (e.g., attitudes of teens and parents). In this talk, Dr. Forcier will outline strategies to increase the HPV vaccination rates among teens, including practical suggestions for addressing the ...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

“Getting to Zero” One Patient at a Time: HIV Prevention, Screening, and Treatment in Primary Care Practices

Despite major advances in the control of HIV in the US, “Getting to Zero” (the reduction of HIV transmission to negligible rates) remains elusive, especially among men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSMs). Until we develop an effective vaccine to prevent HIV infection, the strategies upon which we must rely are behavioral (encouraging personal protective practices), and medical (medical prophylaxis, screening, and retroviral suppression). Both approaches may be addressed effectively in primary ca...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

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.

Maternal Immunization: Protecting Mother and Baby

Carol J. Baker, MD, NFID past-president and professor of pediatrics and molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine and Richard H. Beigi, MD, MS, associate professor, Magee-Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, will discuss important vaccines recommended for pregnant women, including Tdap and influenza, and will address cocooning to protect vulnerable young infants. Speakers will also provide tips and strategies for increasing vaccine uptake in pregn...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Be Wise, Immunize: An Update on Immunization Practices

With over 230,000 pharmacists trained to provide immunizations it is imperative that pharmacists stay up to date with immunization recommendations. Pharmacists also need to be able to identify the vaccination needs of the patients that they serve. Through this presentation we will review the proper administration technique for intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intranasal vaccines. We will also review which vaccines are given via each route of administration. We will also cover the update recomm...
freeCE.com

Vaccines for Older Adults

H. Keipp B. Talbot, MD, MPH, NFID director and assistant professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., MD, professor of internal medicine and pediatrics and director of general internal medicine at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine will discuss important vaccines recommended for older adults, including influenza, pneumococcal, Tdap, and shingles. Speakers will answer questions and discuss tips and strategies to incr...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Fall 2015 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 vaccines, including updated recommendations for vaccination across the lifespan and innovative and practical strategies for ensuring timely and appropriate immunization. The course is specifically designed for physicians (family, infectious disease specialists, internists, and pediatricians), nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pha...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Infectious Disease for Primary Care (Cayman Islands) - November 5 - 7 2015

Overview This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered in Infectious Diseases related medical issues, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry upd...
MCE Conferences

Vaccines for Young Adults

Carol J. Baker, MD, NFID past-president and professor of pediatrics and molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine, will discuss important vaccines recommended for young adults, including meningococcal and human papillomavirus (HPV). Dr. Baker will answer questions about the new meningococcal B and 9-valent HPV vaccine recommendations. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to: 1. Interpret HPV infection outcomes and rationale for use of preventi...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Clinical Management of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)

L. Clifford McDonald, MD with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Dale N. Gerding, MD with Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital will discuss the burden of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) and present best practices for the management of CDI, from diagnosis to treatment. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to: Recognize the warning signs and symptoms of CDI Identify the strengths and weaknesses of recommended tests to confirm a diagnosis of CDI List...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases in Primary Care

This Harvard Medical School CME course presents all of the latest guidelines and best practices in Infectious Disease to enable primary care providers to better prevent, diagnose, and treat them. Participants will learn the implications for ambulatory practice of key innovations in the field, and ensure that their ability to address common ID challenges is fully current. Focus areas in the course curriculum include: Updated guidelines for adult immunization Strategies for avoiding antib...
Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education

Primary Care Internal Medicine

Designed for busy clinicians, this comprehensive Harvard Medical School CME program ensures that you are current with the most important clinical changes and innovations impacting primary care, and prepared to integrate them into your practice. In one immersive experience, participants will learn the latest, most practical, patient-centered approaches to: Cardiovascular disease Diseases of the colon Smoking cessation Obesity Heart failure Cerebrovascular disease Asthma care Pain cont...
Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education

Adult Immunization & Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Updates

NFID liaison to ACIP, William Schaffner, MD, will discuss the importance of immunization for adults, latest ACIP updates and recommendations for adult vaccination, and best practices for increasing adult vaccination rates. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to: Discuss the impact of vaccine-preventable diseases on US adults Describe the current ACIP recommendations for adult immunization List the core Standards for Adult Immunization Practice for all healthcare p...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Causes, Burden, and Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)

L. Clifford McDonald, MD and Carolyn V. Gould, MD of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will discuss the risk and burden of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), the important role all healthcare professionals play in the prevention of CDI across practice settings, and best practices for preventing CDI. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to: Describe the epidemiology and burden of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) Identify patient populatio...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Be Wise, Immunize: An Update on Immunization Practices

With over 230,000 pharmacists trained to provide immunizations it is imperative that pharmacists stay up to date with immunization recommendations. Pharmacists also need to be able to identify the vaccination needs of the patients that they serve. Through this presentation we will review the proper administration technique for intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intranasal vaccines. We will also review which vaccines are given via each route of administration. We will also cover the update recomm...
freeCE.com

The Role of New Serogroup B Vaccines in Preventing Meningitis Outbreaks

NFID experts, Carol J. Baker, MD, Lorry G. Rubin, MD, and William Schaffner, MD, will discuss unique challenges of meningococcal disease, new ACIP recommendations for serogroup B vaccine use, and considerations for future recommendations. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to: Describe meningococcal disease morbidity and mortality and current epidemiology Discuss US immunization recommendations for use of the quadrivalent (A,C,W,Y) and monovalent (B) meningococca...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Pediatric Immunizations: Immunization Schedule and Recommendations

The online Pediatric Immunizations course covers routine immunizations and the recommended immunization schedule from the Centers for Disease Control. Guidelines for administering vaccines and possible reactions and contraindications will also be discussed. Upon completion of the is course, participants will be awarded 2.27 ANCC contact hours.
Corexcel

Ebola Virus Disease

An overview of the issues related to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Includes description of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, signs and symptoms of Ebola infection, information about how Ebola is transmitted, and infection prevention and treatment options for Ebola virus disease. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Describe the history of Ebola outbreaks in Africa since 1976. *State three initial symptoms and five subsequent signs and symptoms associated with Ebola viral infec...
ATrain Education Inc.

Seasonal Influenza Update

“Flu seasons are unpredictable and can be severe. Over a period of 30 years, between 1976 and 2006, estimates of flu-associated deaths in the United States range from a low of about 3,000 to a high of about 49,000 people.” (Per CDC) Last influenza season (2012-2013) proved to be “moderately severe,” with higher-than-average numbers of pediatric deaths (149 laboratory-confirmed, influenza-associated pediatric deaths, as reported to the CDC from 38 states) and higher-than-average rates o...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

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

HIV AIDS 7 Unit: HIV Awareness in the Workplace

The HIV AIDS 7 Unit online nursing CE course trains nurses to be aware of HIV in the workplace. The course covers the epidemiology of HIV, transmission methods, and best practices for infection control. It also discusses how tuberculosis impacts patients with HIV/AIDS. HIV AIDS 7 Unit: HIV Awareness in the Workplace meets Washington State Department of Health HIV/AIDS 7-hour and Florida State Board of Nursing 1-hour course requirements.
Corexcel

Influenza: Familiar . . . but Deadly

Annual review of the impact of influenza, seasonal and pandemic. Includes epidemiology, virus types and subtypes, how influenza viruses shift and drift, a look at the devastation caused by the 1918–1919 worldwide influenza pandemic, the goal of universal vaccination, diagnosis and treatment, and the composition of the 2014–2015 vaccines for prevention of seasonal influenza. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Describe the annual global incidence of seasonal flu. *Sta...
ATrain Education Inc.

Infection Control for Wisconsin Dental Hygienists

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting. Explain the responsibility of dental healthcare professionals to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control. Define the concept of the chain of infection and present strategies for prevention and control of pathogens. Summarize accepted prevention strategies to prevent dental patient and dental healthcare worker conta...
Biologix Solutions, LLC

Infection Control for Minnesota Dental Professionals - Meets MBD's Requirement of Core Subject

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting. Explain the responsibility of dental healthcare professionals to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control. Define the concept of the chain of infection and present strategies for prevention and control of pathogens. Summarize accepted prevention strategies to prevent dental patient and dental healthcare worker conta...
Biologix Solutions, LLC

Infection Control Course for Iowa Dental Professionals - Dental Board of Iowa Approved

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting. Explain the responsibility of dental healthcare professionals to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control. Define the concept of the chain of infection and present strategies for prevention and control of pathogens. Summarize accepted prevention strategies to prevent dental patient and dental healthcare worker conta...
Biologix Solutions, LLC

Infection Control & Dental Practice Act Online Course - Dental Board of California Approved

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting. Explain the responsibility of dental healthcare professionals to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control. Define the concept of the chain of infection and present strategies for prevention and control of pathogens. Summarize accepted prevention strategies to prevent dental patient and dental healthcare worker conta...
Biologix Solutions, LLC

Infectious Diseases & Infection Control for Arizona Licensed Dental Professionals

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: Describe the epidemiology, transmission, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common infections (such as CMV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, HSV1&2 , Staphylococcus-MRSA, Streptococcus, Pertussis, Measles, Mumps, Cold Sores, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Syphilis, Fungal Infections etc.) encountered in the dental settings. Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting. Explain t...
Biologix Solutions, LLC

Infection Control Course for North Dakota Licensed Dental Professionals

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting. Explain the responsibility of dental healthcare professionals to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control. Define the concept of the chain of infection and present strategies for prevention and control of pathogens. Summarize accepted prevention strategies to prevent dental patient and dental healthcare worker conta...
Biologix Solutions, LLC

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