National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Founded in 1973, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating the public and healthcare professionals about the causes, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases across the lifespan.
- Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. ET to 1:00 p.m. ET: Updates from February 2018 ACIP Meeting
William Schaffner, MD, NFID Medical Director and liaison to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and Amanda C. Cohn, MD, MPH, ACIP Executive Secretary, will discuss updates from the February 2018 ACIP meeting, including current US vaccination recommendations for adults, adolescents, and children.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Learning Outcome: Through this online activity, learners will be able to apply ACIP vaccine recommendations and vaccination best practices to help improve immunization rates.This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content.
- Describe current ACIP recommendations for adult and childhood/adolescent immunization
- Explain the impact of recent changes to vaccine recommendations on vaccination programs
- Discuss information on new and/or future vaccines for potential use in practice
Immunization Coalitions Network News
Network News is an e-newsletter featuring news of interest to immunization coalitions, including advocacy opportunities, legislative efforts, immunization resources, educational offerings, and national conference information.
- Tuesday, March 20, at 12:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. CT): Being a Pro-Vaccine Expert Witness
- Please save the date! The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) invites you to participate in a 1-hour webinar for immunization coalition leaders, members, and those who collaborate with coalitions. The webinar will feature two legal experts who will conduct a mock trial and discuss issues related to being a pro-vaccine expert witness in a courtroom setting. There will be time for questions after the presentation.The experts will be:
The Vaccine Education Center
The Vaccine Education Center (VEC) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the PA AAP offer a free, CME/CEU webinar series for healthcare providers. The series is supported by the Thomas F. McNair Scott Endowed Research and Lectureship Fund. Each Current Issues in Vaccines webinar presents topics being addressed by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), covered by the media or asked by parents. Specific topics will be available on the registration page approximately one to two weeks before each event. Each presentation will be 40 to 45 minutes, followed by 15 to 20 minutes of audience questions.
- March 28, 2018
- September 12, 2018
- November 14, 2018
A terrific webinar series on immunization issues. Register with them to receive notification of upcoming webinars. Launched in 2009 the Virtual Immunization Communication Network (VICNetwork) is a partnership between the National Public Health Information Coalition — the professional network of public health communicators in the United States and U.S. territories, and the California Immunization Coalition — a statewide partnership of immunization coalitions and private and public health organizations. The VICNetwork strives to educate local and national health organizations, coalitions, and public health departments about effective immunization communication strategies, the importance of utilizing new media technologies to convey consistent immunization messages and current immunization issues.
- Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Get Ready for National Infant Immunization Week 2018
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