Continuing Education Events

What’s Your HPV IQ?

The VICNetwork and Dr. Sharon Humiston engage in a conversation with the creators of the newly launched HPV IQ website.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
1:00 – 2:00 pm ET
Register here.

HPV Uptake Effort in Delaware

The Delaware Cancer Consortium is pleased to present a workshop dedicated to the discussion about the HPV vaccine uptake efforts in Delaware.
Monday, November 6, 2017
9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
This is a free program, and lunch will be served.
See the agenda here: HPV workshop Final Agenda
Please register by Thursday, October 19, 2017.

Confronting Barriers to HPV Vaccination

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has launched a CME/CE activity supported by Merck.
Dr. Margot Savoy and Dr. Stephen Eppes both assisted in this activity’s creation.
This activity can be found here. (Free CEUs until December 1, 2017)

Understanding and Addressing Parent Questions about Childhood Vaccines

Free Webinar | CME Available
This UpShot Webinar from the CDC will discuss insights from recent communications research and practice.  Panelists will consist of experts in pediatrics, health communications, and vaccine confidence.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 pm ET

Register and learn more Here.

Hepatitis A and B Vaccines: Recommendations and Impact

Free Webinar | CME and CNE Available
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
12:00 pm ET
Join Noele Nelson, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Epidemiologist, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as she provides an update on the immunogenicity and safety of hepatitis A and B vaccines, explains current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations, and evaluates the impact of vaccine implementation on the changing epidemiology of hepatitis A and B diseases.

Register HERE.

Aging & the Immune System: Rethinking Vaccines for Older Adults

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 pm ET
The immune system changes with age, which can leave older adults more vulnerable to infectious diseases like flu, pneumonia, and shingles.  Join experts to learn more about the changing immune system, and how new research is changing the design of vaccines for older adults.  Free continuing education available.

Register HERE.

Getting Parents to Yes! Vaccine Conversations that Work for Providers and Parents

During this webinar, pediatrician Dr. Sharon Humiston will moderate a panel with pediatrician Dr. Nathan Boonstra and family physician Dr. Margot Savoy, who will share their top tips for having positive and productive vaccine conversations with parents.
Friday, August 25, 2017
12:00pm ET

Register HERE

NFID Webinar: The Role of Healthcare Professionals in Protecting Older Adults Against Influenza

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
12:00pm ET
FREE, but pre-registration is required.
No CME offered.

A Panel Discussion Featuring
– William Schaffner, MD, NFID Medical Director
– Martha Gulati, MD, Editor-in-Chief of CardioSmart (American College of Cardiology)
– Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., MD; Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (American College of Physicians)

Topics to Include:
– Critical role healthcare professionals play in protecting adults age 65 years and older against influenza
– Annual burden of influenza on older adults
– Safe and effective influenza vaccines specifically developed to protect the 65+ population

Register HERE.

HPV Vaccination: Give it a Shot (or 2)

Hosted By: The American Cancer Society

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
2:00pm ET
Presented by: Debbie Saslow, PhD

Topics to Include
– the burden of HPV disease
– the scientific reasons behind the recommendation to vaccinate at age 11-12
– ways providers can decrease missed vaccination opportunities

Register HERE!

Best Practices to Improve Maternal Immunization

Cost to Attend: FREE!!

Hosted By: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Monday, August 7, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 pm ET

Register HERE!

CDC Pink Book Wednesdays

Cost to Attend: FREE!!

Every Wednesday for 15 weeks, CDC experts will discuss a new chapter of The 13th Edition Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases(commonly known as “The Pink Book”) and answer viewers’ questions. The webinar series will provide an overview of vaccines and the diseases they prevent, general recommendations for vaccines, vaccination principles, and immunization strategies for providers.

Register HERE!

June 14 – Principles of Vaccination
June 28 – General Recommendations: Part 1
July 5 – General Recommendations: Part 2 & Vaccine Safety
July 19 – Vaccine Storage & Handling, and Administration
July 26 – Immunization Strategies
August 2 – Rotavirus and Hep A
August 9 – DTaP/Tdap
August 16 – Varicella/Zoster
August 23 – Meningococcal Vaccines
August 30 – Polio and Hib
September 6 – Measles, Mumps, Rubella
September 20 – Hepatitis B
September 27 – HPV
October 4 – Influenza
October 11 – Pneumoccocal Vaccines