Managed Care and Population Health Considerations in Modern Pneumococcal Vaccination: Moving the Needle on Infectious Outcomes

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Registration/refreshments
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – CME Symposium

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
Meeting Room: National Harbor 2

PROGRAM FEATURES

    • Interactive, case-based learning environment
    • Create your own Personalized Poster
    • Downloadable Whiteboard Animations

FACULTY

Charles P. Vega, MD, FAAFP
Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine, CA
Tracey Tran, PharmD
Pharmacy Supervisor
UCI Family Health Center Pharmacy
UCI Health
Santa Ana, CA

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of managed care professionals as well as primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other members of the multidisciplinary team who evaluate patients for vaccination needs.

Learning Objectives

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Evaluate the risk of pneumococcal infection from a population perspective and consider the importance of various serotypes in managed care considerations
  • Assess clinical data and specific data with pneumococcal serotypes to contextualize treatment options in the context of guidelines
  • Apply best practices for managed care in implementing pneumococcal vaccination schedules to improve health outcomes for members

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity was planned and produced in accordance with ACCME Essentials.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT 

Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION 

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with pneumococcal vaccinations.  CNE Credits:  1.00 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Awarded 1.00 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit

Description automatically generated in support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Med Learning Group. Amedco LLC 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.

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 knowledge-based CPE contact hour.

NOTE: The only official Statement of Credit is the one you pull from CPE Monitor. You must request your certificate within 30 days of your participation in the activity to meet the deadline for submission to CPE Monitor.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT 

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor.  All faculty, authors, editors, staff and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE 

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

DISCLAIMER 

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based.

This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

For CME questions, please contact: Med Learning Group at info@medlearninggroup.com.

Contact this CME provider at Med Learning Group for privacy and confidentiality policy statement information at: http://www.medlearninggroup.com/privacy-policy/

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT 

Event Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc.).  Please contact Med Learning Group prior to the live event at info@medlearninggroup.com

 

 

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