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​​​EPIC Immunization Childhood Program – Enduring Education Activity

Recorded Webinar


ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

Release Date:
April 21, 2020

Expiration Date:
April 21, 2021

Time to Complete
1 hour and 30 min

Activity Description
The EPIC Immunization Program focuses on the epidemiology and prevention of vaccine preventable disease through proper scheduling and administration of vaccine across the lifespan. EPIC provides the most current ACIP recommendations for all vaccines and discusses the childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization schedules in detail. Other topics include proper administration, documentation, missed opportunities, school requirements and forms, Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program, vaccine safety, communicating risks, strategies to increase rates, storage and handling and more.

Target Audience
This educational initiative is designed for primary care, internal medicine, and family practice physicians, pediatricians, and other healthcare professionals who are interested in improving their knowledge and competence regarding immunizations.

Learning Objectives
After this educational activity, you should be able to:

•             Recall the role vaccines have played in preventing diseases

•             Discuss the importance of vaccines for children and adolescents


•             Summarize the most recent CDC recommendations for storage and handling of vaccines

•             List at least 2 reliable sources for immunization information 

Disclosures
Presenter: Harry Keyserling, MD has indicated that he has no relevant financial information to disclose. Diana Gaskins, MSN has indicated that she has no relevant financial information to disclose.


Peer reviewer and EPIC staff have no relevant financial information to disclose.

​2020 EPIC Trainer Disclosures 

Faculty
Harry Keyserling, MD

Former Chair of the Chapter’s Infectious Disease Committee &

National AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases

Decatur, GA

Diana Gaskins, MSN
Retired Pediatric Nurse
Tyrone, GA

Instructions for Obtaining Credit
Once you have completed the activity, please CLICK HERE to complete the evaluation questions and you will receive your certificate by email. 


​​Accreditation Information
The American Academy of Pediatrics – Georgia Chapter is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Pediatrics – Georgia Chapter designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity was designated for 1.5 contact hours.

Activity ID #32088


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Web browser

Google Chrome (most recent 2 versions)
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Internet Explorer v11
Apple Safari (most recent 2 versions)
Microsoft Edge (most recent 2 versions)


Internet connection

Computer: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended) (see How much bandwidth is used during a session? )


Mobile device

3G or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)

Mobile device iPhone 4S or later
iPad 2 or later


Software No additional software needed


Hardware  2GB of RAM (minimum), 4GB or more of RAM (recommended)



If you have any questions please contact Shanrita McClain at smcclain@gaaap.org.

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