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, 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 – Fall 2018

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, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Professor of Pediatrics and Maurice Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Date and Time: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, noon - 1 p.m. ET

Location: Webinar

Topics:

  • Do vaccines cause autoimmune diseases?
  • Influenza vaccine: How well did it work last year?
  • Efforts to make a more effective influenza vaccine

Register for the webinar

Registration is now available.

Continuing education credits

This webinar is accredited for one CPE, one CME and 0.1 CEU.
View related continuing education information (PDF)

Target audience

Physicians, nurses, public health personnel, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other professionals working in the area of immunizations

Objectives

  • 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
  • Recognize how well that the influenza vaccine worked last year in relation to the efforts to make a more effective vaccine
  • Determine if vaccines cause autoimmune diseases

Do you have questions about the webinar series?

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:

Upcoming webinar

  • Nov. 14, 2018

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Reviewed on July 12, 2018

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.