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Immunizations: Part 2, An Analysis of Vaccine Safety

Immunizations: Part 2, An Analysis of Vaccine Safety

Format

Audio

Time to Complete

2 hours

Released

February 14, 2012

Expires

February 14, 2015

Maximum Credits

2.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
2.00 / AAFP Prescribed Credit
2.00 / AAPA Category I CME Credit
2.00 / CE for Nurses
2.00 / CE for Nurse Practitioners

Accredited Provider

The Audio-Digest Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Audio-Digest Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC’s) Commission on Accreditation.



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Commercial Supporter

There is no commercial support for this activity.

Program Description

The goal of this program is to improve management of immunizations and to review safety concerns.

Intended Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals involved in treating patients in the primary care setting.

Educational Objectives

After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:
  • Address concerns of parents about the immunization of children.
  • Review the history of vaccine safety dating back to the 1950s.
  • Discuss clinical evidence about common vaccines and risk for adverse effects, such as autism, sudden infant death syndrome, and febrile seizures.
  • Explain the process of vaccine development and the safety infrastructure of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Provide up-to-date, honest, and evidence-based information to parents and patients who refuse vaccination.

AGENDA:


Review educational objectives 5 min
Take pre-test10 min
Listen to audio program 60 min
Review written summary and suggested readings35 min
Take post-test 10 min

Faculty

Jonathan L. Temte, MD, PhD
Professor of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, WI

In adherence to ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, Audio-Digest requires all faculty and members of the planning committee to disclose relevant financial relationships within the past 12 months that might create any personal conflicts of interest. Any identified conflicts were resolved to ensure that this educational activity promotes quality in health care and not a proprietary business or commercial interest. For this program, Dr. Temte and the planning committee reported nothing to disclose.

Acknowledgements

Dr. Temte was recorded in Orlando, FL, at the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Scientific Assembly presented September 14-17, 2011. For information about the 2013 meeting, visit the American Academy of Family Physicians website. The Audio-Digest Foundation thanks Dr. Temte and the American Academy of Family Physicians for their cooperation in the production of this program.

Credit

2.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Audio-Digest Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The Audio-Digest Foundation designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit

2.00

Type

AAFP Prescribed Credit

Accreditation Statement

This enduring material activity, Audio-Digest Family Practice, Volume 60, Issues 1-48, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 96 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Designation Statement

AAFP certification begins January 1, 2012. Term of approval is for one year from this date with the option of yearly renewal. Each issue is approved for 2 Prescribed credits. Credit may be claimed for one year from the date of each issue.* Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. *For this issue, AAFP Prescribed Credit expires February 14, 2013.

Credit

2.00

Type

AAPA Category I CME credit

Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Designation Statement

Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 2.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits for each Audio-Digest Family Practice activity completed successfully.

Credit

2.00

Type

CE for Nurses

Accreditation Statement

The Audio-Digest Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC’s) Commission on Accreditation.

The California State Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) accepts courses provided for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as meeting the continuing education requirements for license renewal.

Designation Statement

The Audio-Digest Foundation designates this activity for 2.00 CE contact hours.

Credit

2.00

Type

CE for Nurse Practitioners

Accreditation Statement

The Audio-Digest Foundation is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP provider number 030904).

Designation Statement

The Audio-Digest Foundation designates this activity for 2.00 CE contact hours, including 0.50 Pharmacology CE contact hours.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The Audio-Digest Foundation and myCME.com do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Cultural and linguistic resources

In compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, Audio-Digest Foundation offers selected cultural and linguistic resources on its website.

Instructions

To obtain credit, participants must take a pretest, thoroughly review the program content (including educational objectives, faculty disclosures, and suggested reading), and achieve a score of 80% or better on the post-test.*

There is a fee for this activity. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test survey, and have received your digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME.com within your Profile/Exam History, which you can then access at any time.

*Note: Except for CRNAs (who are not permitted to retest, per the AANA), all other participants may retest until a successful score is achieved.

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Hardware and Software Requirements
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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