The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) offers a variety of continuing education activities designed to provide healthcare professionals with practical knowledge, tools, and resources, led by key opinion leaders in infectious diseases.
William Schaffner, MD, NFID Medical Director and liaison to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), will discuss updates from the June 2016 ACIP meeting, including updated recommendations for adult vaccination and discussion around votes taken regarding influenza, meningococcal, and cholera vaccines.
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
Describe current ACIP recommendations for adult immunization
Explain how recent changes to guidelines will impact vaccination programs
Discuss information on new and/or future vaccines for potential use in practice
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NFID designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)
This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91) for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerâ€™s Commission on Accreditation. (CNE available for live webinar participation only)
This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content.