Immunization Strategies: Using the Evidence and What Works to Improve Practice
 Course ID: 1034079
 Format: Webcast (live event) (Live Event)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number:
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): 0.1 CEU/CE; 1.25 CME; 1.2 CNE Contact Hours
 Certificate:
Course Description:
What is the purpose of the program?
Immunization Strategies: Using the Evidence and What Works to Improve Practice will increase your knowledge of evidence-based immunization strategies to increase vaccine rates and prevent vaccine-preventable diseases.

What are the objectives of the program?
After viewing the program, you will be able to:
• Describe how a local health department uses The Task Force's findings in the Community Guide to save resources and improve health outcomes.
• Describe the challenges to improving immunization rates in a community setting.
• Identify three evidence-based strategies to increase immunizations.
• Describe how quality improvement techniques apply to community immunization practices.

Who benefits from the program?
State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial (STLT) Health Department staff, health care professionals, and community health workers that want to receive training on evidence-based strategies and quality improvement techniques.

When will the program air?
The inaugural program will air on August 22, 2012 at 2pm Eastern Time. 

Additional information

Continuing Education

Continuing education (CME, CNE, CEU, CECH) is available for this training. A post-test and an online evaluation must be completed through CDC (Course No. WD2058) to receive the appropriate continuing education.  You will receive instructions in your registration confirmation email and in the registration tab after successful registration of this course.

CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Public Health Foundation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of
Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's
Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides 1.2 contact hours.

IACET CEU: The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the
International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old
Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized by IACET to
offer 0.1 ANSI/IACET CEU's for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated
provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive up to 1.0 Category I CECH in health education. CDC provider number GA0082.



Accessing the webcast
To view the archived webcast, go to the following website:


Subject Area(s):
General Public Health
Infectious Diseases / Immunizations
Maternal / Child Health
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Family Planning / Reproductive Health
Health Care
Audience(s):
Childcare Providers
Nurses
Physicians and Other Clinicians
Communicable Disease Staff
General Public Health Staff
Health Care
Background/Role(s):
General / Field / Frontline Staff
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies:
Tier One
    Analytic / Assessment Skills
       Describes the characteristics of a population-based problem
Tier One
    Policy Development / Program Planning Skills
       Gathers information that will inform policy decisions
       Applies strategies for continuous quality improvement
Tier One
    Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
       Collaborates with community partners to promote the health of the population
       Maintains partnerships with key stakeholder
       Describes the role of governmental and non-governmental organizations in the delivery of community health service
Tier One
    Public Health Sciences Skills
       Describes the scientific evidence related to a public health issue, concern, or, intervention
Tier One
    Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills
       Participates with stakeholders in identifying key public health values and a shared public health vision as guiding principles for community action
       Identifies internal and external problems that may affect the delivery of Essential Public Health Services
       Describes the impact of changes in the public health system, and larger social, political, economic environment on organizational practices
Tier Two
    Analytic / Assessment Skills
       Describes the characteristics of a population-based health problem
Tier Two
    Policy Development / Program Planning Skills
       Determines the feasibility and expected outcomes of policy options
Tier Two
    Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
       Establishes linkages with key stakeholders
       Maintains partnerships with key stakeholders
Tier Two
    Public Health Sciences Skills
       Conducts a comprehensive review of the scientific evidence related to a public health issue, concern, or, intervention
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: Public Health Foundation
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Edward Kyle
Phone: 202-218-4431
email: ekyle@phf.org
URL:
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Excellent, to the point, and just enough time---not too long or short. Very positive information in regards to outreach ideas.
 
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