Upcoming Continuing Education Opportunities

April 17, 2019

NFID Webinar on Overcoming Barriers to Healthcare Personnel Immunization April 25, 2019 - 10 am

Join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for a free webinar on Thursday, April 25 at 10 am to 11 am PDT on Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Healthcare Personnel Immunization. 

Continuing education credit is available. Pre-registration is required.

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

  • Summarize the current US recommendations for healthcare personnel immunization and coverage rates
  • Explain issues, challenges, and opportunities that may impact healthcare personnel immunization acceptance
  • Discuss best practices and practical strategies to increase healthcare personnel immunization rates in various healthcare settings

VaxExpo - May 22, 2019 at CenterPlace Regional Event Center, Spokane Valley

Mark your calendars for the third annual VaxExpo as we share innovative ideas and best practices to better protect communities from vaccine-preventable diseases. This event is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, medical assistants, pharmacists, and other immunization advocates.

Specific topics will include a vaccine administration update, managing adverse reactions, reframing the conversation around vaccine hesitancy, creating a positive vaccine culture in practices, an HPV panel discussion, and more. A keynote address will be delivered by Douglas Opel, MD, MPH of Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Continuing education credits for this activity are pending.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
CenterPlace Regional Event Center
2426 N Discovery Place in Spokane Valley, WA

Registration is $50 and includes breakfast and lunch. Register Here

Coming Soon: Free E-Learning Course on Strategies for Communicating with Parents About Vaccines

Coming soon, a free e-learning activity sponsored by SRHD, Within Reach and Group Health Foundation and presented by Douglas Opel, MD, MPH of University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children’s Hospital. Learn about vaccine hesitancy and how healthcare providers can better communicate with parents who have concerns about vaccines.

Continuing education for various professions will be available; more information coming soon.

This course will be offered and available through immunitycommunitywa.org/courses/. Check the link now for other offerings and come back to look for this new course.

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