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.
Journal-Based Continuing Education
NFID journal-based continuing education is published in Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. Each journal article offers CME credits.
Seasonal Influenza in Older Adults: Immunization Challenges and Options for Vaccination Strategies (expires 2/3/18)
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):
Occupational Health: Vaccinations in the Workplace
March 30, 2017 at 12:00 PM ET
Healthcare is increasingly provided in both traditional and non-traditional settings. Join NFID Board member Ruth M. Carrico, PhD, FNP-C, CIC, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Founding Associate Director at the University of Louisville Global Health, for an update on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations regarding healthcare worker immunization programs relevant to all healthcare settings.
HPV Vaccinations: From Recommendations to Practice
April 19, 2017 at 12:00 PM ET
Human papillomaviruses (HPV) cause over 31,000 cases of cancer in the US each year. Join NFID President-Elect Joseph A. Bocchini, Jr., MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics Health Sciences Center at Louisiana State University and Tracy Bieber, RN, BSN, Immunization Strategy Manager at Sanford Health System for an update on current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations regarding the use of HPV vaccines and strategies for improving immunization rates.
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