Vaccine Webinar Series
The Vaccine Education Center (VEC) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, together with the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University, is pleased to offer a Vaccine Webinar Series for healthcare providers. The series is supported by the Thomas F. McNair Scott Endowed Research and Lectureship Fund.
Each Current Issues in Vaccines webinar presents topics being addressed by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), covered by the media or asked by parents. Specific topics will be available on the registration page approximately one to two weeks before each event. Each presentation will be 40 to 45 minutes, followed by 15 to 20 minutes of audience questions.
Current Issues in Vaccines - Spring 2024
Supported by the Thomas F. McNair Scott Endowed Research and Lectureship Fund
Presenter: Paul Offit, MD
Director, Vaccine Education Center
Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Professor of Pediatrics and Maurice Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Date and Time: Wednesday, April 3, 2024, noon - 1 p.m. ET
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine Myths: And the Hits Just Keep on Comin’
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Continuing education credits
This webinar is accredited for one CPE, one CME and 0.1 CEU. View related continuing education information (PDF).
- The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education, 0097-9999-24-002-L06-P (pharmacists); 0097-9999-24-002-L06-T (pharmacy technicians)
- There is no fee for this program. Program expiration will be posted with the archived event.
- Successful completion requires evaluation of session using link provided at the conclusion of the event.
Accreditation Statement: In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other healthcare professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
The information presented at this activity represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
Planning committee members
Annette Myarick — Executive Director, PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
Charlotte Moser — Co-director, Vaccine Education Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Conflict of interest disclosure
No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers, and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
This program was developed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurses, public health personnel, community pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other professionals working in the area of immunizations.
- Interpret and employ new or updated vaccine information
- Discuss vaccine-related information with patients and their families
- Provide science-based resources to patients and their families who are seeking additional information
- Address common myths about COVID-19 vaccines
- Sept. 11, 2024
- Dec. 4, 2024
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Looking for where to get credits?
We are not allowed to publish a link to the credits page on our website in order to be in compliance with the continuing education requirements. Please follow the instructions provided at the end of the recorded webinar to get your credits. Recorded webinars are available here:
- Current Issues in Vaccines - Winter 2023 — "Making the Broadest, Longest-Lasting Covid-19 Vaccine"
- Current Issues in Vaccines - Fall 2023 — "RSV Vaccines Across the Lifespan"
- Current Issues in Vaccines - Spring 2023 — "The Future of COVID-19 Vaccines"
Do you have questions about the webinar series?
Materials in this section are updated as new information and vaccines become available. The Vaccine Education Center staff regularly reviews materials for accuracy.
You should not consider the information in this site to be specific, professional medical advice for your personal health or for your family's personal health. You should not use it to replace any relationship with a physician or other qualified healthcare professional. For medical concerns, including decisions about vaccinations, medications and other treatments, you should always consult your physician or, in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel.