Join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for a webinar discussion on the importance of travel vaccines. NFID Medical Director William Schaffner, MD will moderate the webinar that will include presentations by Wilbur H. Chen, MD, MS, Director, University of Maryland, Baltimore Travel Medicine Practice and NFID Director, Jeffery A. Goad, PharmD, MPH, Professor and Chair, Pharmacy Practice, Chapman University School of Pharmacy. The presentations will focus on updates to travel vaccine recommendations and strategies for implementation.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the geographic epidemiology and clinical manifestations of certain pathogens encountered during travel
- Summarize current ACIP recommendations for common travel vaccines
- Identify strategies for implementation of recommendations into clinical practice
There is no fee to participate in this activity but pre-registration is required.
This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies
restrict funders from controlling program content.
Moderator: William Schaffner, MD
Medical Director, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Professor of Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Wilbur H. Chen, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Adult Clinical Studies Section
Center for Vaccine Development
Director, University of Maryland, Baltimore Travel Medicine Practice
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Jeffrey A. Goad, PharmD, MPH
Director, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Professor and Chair, Pharmacy Practice
Chapman University School of Pharmacy
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
NFID designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE)
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. NACDS designates this enduring material as 1.0 contact hour of ACPE accredited continuing education. Travel Vaccines: Know Before You (or Your Patients) Go (ACPE Universal Activity # 0206-0000-18-031-L04-P). Initial Release Date: 12/13/2018).