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Speakers

  • Elizabeth D. Barnett, MD

    Elizabeth D. Barnett, MD

    Elizabeth D. Barnett, MD

    Professor of Pediatrics

    Elizabeth D. Barnett, MD, is professor of pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine, completed her residency at Boston City Hospital and Children’s Hospital, Boston, and completed a pediatric infectious disease fellowship at Boston City Hospital. Dr Barnett is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious disease, and holds special interest in immigrant and refugee health, travel medicine, and immunizations.
  • Lin Hwei Chen, MD

    Lin Hwei Chen, MD

    Lin Hwei Chen, MD

    Director, Travel Medicine Center

    Lin H. Chen, MD, FACP, FASTMH, is the director of the Travel Medicine Center at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), serves on the Professional Education and Training Committee of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM), and is an associate chair of the Scientific Program Committee for CISTM15 in Barcelona, Spain. Dr Chen is a member of the ASTMH’s Certificate Examination Committee and has contributed to the Journal of Travel Medicine, Current Infectious Disease Reports and Travel Medicine and Infectious Diseases, as well as the book Infectious Diseases: A Geographic Guide.

CME Information

Vaccine Update and Tips for Greater Success with Immunization

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This activity is not supported by any commercial interest or grantors. TUITION Complimentary

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS Live Internet Activity The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.. Enduring Material The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DATE OF RELEASE/EXPIRATION Live Activity Tuesday, July 19, 2016 from 10:00AM ET – 12:00PM ET. Enduring Material The enduring material will be available from July 19, 2016 to January 19, 2017. LEARNING OBJECTIVES At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Discuss the burden of common vaccine-preventable infectious diseases in adults
Summarize changes to the 2016 ACIP adult immunization recommendations, including pneumococcal, HPV, and meningococcal immunization
Implement strategies to communicate with adults about the need for vaccination
Identify recent changes in recommended immunizations for children and adolescents including updated vaccination protocols against MenB and HPV
Utilize strategies to improve rates of immunization in high risk populations

TARGET AUDIENCE This activity is intended for primary care physicians, family practice physicians, pediatricians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and pharmacists. ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE This activity consists of one session, which should take approximately 1 hour to complete. METHOD OF PARTICIPATION There are no fees to participate in this activity. To participate in the activity, go to http://www.IDCareLive.com/. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the post-test and activity evaluation. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test. HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS Participants will need a computer with a recent version of Adobe Flash installed, as well as an internet connection sufficient for streaming media. DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Name of Faculty or Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
Elizabeth Barnett, MD

Consulting Fees: PaxVax Book Royalties: Elsevier

 Lin Hwei Chen, M.D

Consulting Fees: Shoreland, Inc. Book Royalties: Wiley Publishing

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

 
Name of planner Reported Financial Relationship
Carolyn Skowronski, PharmD Medical Director PlatformQ Health Education, LLC

Stock Ownership: Merck

 

The following PIM planners and managers, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, RN, BSN and Jan Schultz, RN, MSN, CHCP, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

The following PlatformQ Health Education, LLC planner, Shaina Druy, hereby states that she or her spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

DISCLOSURE OF UNAPPROVED/OFF LABEL USE (if applicable): This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

DISCLAIMER: Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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