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 Webinar Series
NFID offers 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 vaccine recommendations to patients/caregivers. The goal of the series is to increase awareness of the importance of adult vaccination and to help HCPs increase vaccination rates among their adult patients. Webinar participants learn important information about vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and best practices and communication skills, as well as tools and resources to help them engage and communicate with their patients.
The series includes monthly webinars focused on adult vaccination issues across a variety of topics including recommended vaccines for adults and specific populations. Each webinar is 60-minutes in length, and provides 1.0 hour of continuing education credit. The webinar series is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content. Register for upcoming webinars using the links below or view archived webinars.
Clostridium difficile Education
NFID has developed professional education activities to educate healthcare professionals about the burden of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI), the important role all healthcare professionals play in the prevention of CDI across practice settings, and best practices for the management of CDI, from diagnosis to treatment.
Journal-Based Continuing Education
NFID journal-based continuing education is published in Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. Each journal article offers 0.75 CME credits.
Seasonal Influenza in Older Adults: Immunization Challenges and Options for Vaccination Strategies
NFID, in collaboration with the International Centre for Infectious Diseases (ICID), has developed an online professional education activity focused on the burden of seasonal influenza in the US.
NFID Webinars (Complimentary):
Influenza Prevention in US Adults Age 65 Years and Older
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 12:00 PM ET
Reducing the Burden of Pneumococcal Infection through Vaccination
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 12:00 PM ET
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in Older Adults: A Hidden Annual Epidemic
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 12:00 PM EST
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