Immunization: You Call The Shots

IMMUNIZATION: YOU CALL THE SHOTS, MODULE ONE
GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS ON IMMUNIZATION

ACTIVITY NUMBER: WB2515

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FACULTY/CREDENTIALS:
The content experts for this program are from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Raymond Strikas,  MD, MPH, CDC/NCIRD
Medical Officer

Dale Babcock, BS, CDC/NCIRD
Technical Information Specialist

Jennifer Hamborsky, MPH, MCHES
Health Education Specialist

Andrew T. Kroger, MD, MPH
Medical Officer

Donna L. Weaver, RN, MN
Nurse Educator

DATE/TIME:
February 17, 2015

ORIGINATION/EXPIRATION DATES:
February 17, 2015 – February 17, 2017

LOCATION:
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/ed/youcalltheshots.htm

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE:
Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Browser

MATERIALS:
Internet connection and computer

TARGET AUDIENCE:
The intended audience for this module is: nurses, nursing students, medical assistants, pharmacists, pharmacy students and other health professionals who provide immunizations. The target audience also includes physicians, health educators, immunization program managers, Department of Defense paraprofessionals, and other healthcare providers working in private offices, hospitals, and public health settings. A basic knowledge of biology and immunization is a prerequisite for this course.

PREREQUISITES:
Participants should have a basic educational background in science including general knowledge in the subject areas of biology, immunization and vaccine-preventable diseases. 

FORMAT:
This course is Enduring material.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:
You Call the Shots is an interactive, web-based immunization training course. It consists of a series of modules that discuss vaccine-preventable diseases and explain the latest recommendations for vaccine use. Each module provides learning opportunities, self-test practice questions, reference and resource materials, and an extensive glossary. This first module in the series discusses general recommendations for immunization practice.

OBJECTIVES:
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to accomplish the following:

Define the word “antigen.”
Define the word “antibody.”
Describe the difference between active and passive immunity.
Describe the difference between live attenuated vaccines and inactivated vaccines.
Describe the 7 General Rules on immunization.
Implement disease detection and prevention health care services (e.g., smoking cessation, weight reduction, diabetes screening, blood pressure screening, immunization services) to prevent health problems and maintain health.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
For content-related questions, contact NIPInfo@cdc.gov

To receive Continuing Education
Access CDC’s online system at http://www2a.cdc.gov/TCEOnline/

Login as a participant
(Note: The first time you use the online system you will need to login as a new participant and create a participant profile.)

Register for this specific course, by entering the Course Number WB2515 into the keyword search.

Select the type of continuing education you wish to receive (CME, CNE, CECH, CEU, CPE, or AUDIT if you prefer a certificate of attendance) and click Submit to complete your registration.

Complete the course evaluation online using the Evaluations and Tests link.

Print your continuing education certificate using the Transcript and Certificate link.

At the time you complete the online evaluation, you will be required to provide a verification code. Watch for this verification code which is provided during the Module. You must complete this process by February 15, 2017, when the continuing education expires.

For assistance with the online system, call (800) 41-TRAIN Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time or send an e-mail to CE@cdc.gov.

 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this Enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this Enduring activty for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 1.6 contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEU's for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 2 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number GA0082.

CPE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive 1.5 Contact Hours in pharmacy education.
The Universal Activity Number is 0387-0000-15-073-H04-P. Category: This activity has been designated as knowledge-based.

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This enduring program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive 1.6 Contact Hours in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-0000-11-007-H04-P.

Course Category: This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based.

DISCLOSURE:
In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC does not accept commercial support.

To receive continuing education (CE):

Complete the activity

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