Online Education

NFID offers a variety of online continuing education activities including accredited continuing medical education (CME) programs, enabling participants to earn credits and gain practical knowledge, tools, and skills. NFID’s online education programs are designed to be self-paced and are led by key opinion leaders in the field of infectious diseases. 

Adult Immunization Awareness Series:
NFID is offering an Adult Immunization Awareness Webinar Series to educate healthcare professionals (HCPs) about the importance of adult vaccination, as well as the need for their strong recommendation of vaccination to patients/caregivers. The series will include monthly webinars focused on adult vaccination issues across a variety of topics including vaccines for young adults, older adults, and healthcare professionals; maternal immunization; and influenza and pneumococcal vaccines.  Each webinar will be 60-minutes in length, and will offer 1.0 hour of CME credit. Register for webinars using the links below.

NFID Webinars (Complimentary):

Vaccines for Young Adults
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 12:00 PM ET

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Carol J. Baker, MD, NFID past-president and professor of pediatrics and molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine, will discuss important vaccines recommended for young adults, including meningococcal and human papillomavirus (HPV). Dr. Baker will answer questions about the new meningococcal B and 9-valent HPV vaccine recommendations.

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Interpret HPV infection outcomes and rationale for use of preventive HPV vaccines
  • Evaluate current data regarding HPV vaccine safety and efficacy
  • Review recent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) meningococcal vaccine recommendations for healthy and high-risk individuals
  • Develop plans for the use of meningococcal and HPV vaccines in their clinic/practice

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 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


Future Webinars*

September 2, 2015 Vaccines for Older Adults
October 7, 2015 Maternal Immunization: Protecting Mother and Baby
October 28, 2015 ACIP Updates: October 2015 Meeting
November 18, 2015 Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance through Vaccines
December 9, 2015 Influenza Vaccines: Giving the Right Dose at the Right Time
January 6, 2016 Vaccination for Healthcare Professionals
February 3, 2016 The Importance of Pneumococcal Vaccines
March 2, 2016 ACIP Updates: February 2016 Meeting


*dates subject to change



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