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EPIC Immunization Combo Program – Enduring Education Activity
September 16, 2020
September 16, 2021
Time to Complete
1 hour and 45 min
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.
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.
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, adolescents, and adults
• Summarize the most recent CDC recommendations for storage and handling of vaccines
• List at least 2 reliable sources for immunization information
Presenter: Ralph Peeler, III, MD has indicated that he has no relevant financial information to disclose. Barbara Turner, BSN has indicated she is an honorarium speaker for Sanofi Pasteur.
Peer reviewer and EPIC staff have no relevant financial information to disclose.
2020 EPIC Trainer Disclosures
Ralph Peeler, III, MD
Family Physician Private Practice
Barbara Turner, BSN
Retired Pediatric Nurse
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.
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 1.75 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 1.75 contact hours.
Activity ID #32088
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Mobile device iPhone 4S or later
iPad 2 or later
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Hardware 2GB of RAM (minimum), 4GB or more of RAM (recommended)
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