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. 

NFID Webinars (Complimentary):

Flu Care in Day Care
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM ET

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Sponsored by the Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition (CIIC), in cooperation with the Association of Immunization Managers (AIM), the webinar will feature presentations from states with mandatory influenza vaccination day care mandates in place, highlighting barriers and solutions. Moderated by NFID Director and CIIC Chair, Carol J. Baker, MD.


Addressing the Challenges of Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease Outbreaks on College Campuses
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM ET

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NFID experts, Carol J. Baker, MD and William Schaffner, MD will present highlights of the NFID report, "Addressing the Challenges of Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease Outbreaks on College Campuses," examining the public health response to recent college outbreaks and strategies for appropriate and streamlined future public health responses. The discussion will be timely, based on the recent FDA approval of the first meningococcal B vaccine in the US. 

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


HPV Vaccination: Insights from States with Highest and Lowest HPV Vaccination Rates
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 11:00 AM ET

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Joseph A. Bocchini, Jr., MD and Jeffrey Engel, MD will review highlights of the NFID Call to Action, “HPV Vaccination as a Public Health Priority.” State epidemiologists from Philadelphia and Arkansas will present successes and challenges of HPV vaccination in their respective states.

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


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Resources

2012 Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

A comprehensive overview of the principles of vaccination, general recommendations, immunization strategies for providers, and specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines that prevent them. Credit expired May 2014.

Building an Adult Immunization Practice: The Primary Care Physician’s Role in Disease Prevention (Medscape)

This CME activity is based on the slides and lectures presented by the faculty at the symposium, Building an Adult Immunization Practice: The Primary Care Physician's Role in Disease Prevention, on October 27, 2012, in Houston, TX. Credit expired July 2014.

Building an Adult Immunization Practice: The Primary Care Physician’s Role in Disease Prevention (Vemco)

This CME activity is based on the slides and lectures presented by the faculty from live meetings held between December 2011 and April 2012. Credit expired June 2013.

NFID Adult Immunization CME Learning Center

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NFID Journal-Based CME: Pertussis Series

Sponsored by IDSA, NFID, PIDS, and NVPO, online activities are designed to update and discuss current knowledge, practice gaps, and challenges in the causes, treatment, and prevention of pertussis. Credit available until October/November 2014.

NFID Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) CME Learning Center

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