CE Instructions for
WD2886R: Keys to Storing and Handling Your Vaccine Supply—2018
(Credit expires 4/18/2022)
To receive continuing education (CE)
In order to receive continuing education (CE) for WD2886R Keys to Storing and Handling Your Vaccine Supply—2018, please visit TCEO at www.cdc.gov/getCE  and follow the 9 Simple Steps by 4/18/2022. 
If you have any questions or problems, contact CDC/ATSDR Training and Continuing Education Online via email at ce@cdc.gov. You may also contact the CE Coordinator at NCIRD, Melissa Barnett at MBarnett2@cdc.gov

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: One of the most important safeguards for the nation's vaccine supply is proper storage and handling. This program highlights the keys to maintaining the vaccine cold chain in a provider facility. This training will address elements of proper vaccine storage and handling, procedures for storage and handling of vaccine, and components of vaccine inventory management.

OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
Identify two instances when storage and handling training is needed for staff.
Describe recommended equipment for proper storage of vaccines.
Describe three best practices when storing vaccines.
Locate two resources relevant to storing and handling vaccines.
Implement disease detection and prevention health care services (e.g., smoking cessation, weight reduction, diabetes screening, blood pressure screening, immunization services) to prevent health problems and maintain health.

FACULTY/CREDENTIALS:
William L. Atkinson, MD, MPH, Associate Director for Immunization Education, Immunization Action Coalition
Sean R. Trimble, BS, MPH, Public Health Analyst, CDC/NCIRD
JoEllen Wolicki, BSN, RN, Nurse Educator, CDC/NCIRD

ORIGINATION DATE: 04/18/18                                                                                                             

EXPIRATION DATE: 4/18/2022

URL: http://www2.cdc.gov/vaccines/ed/shvideo/
HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Browser; MATERIALS: None

TARGET AUDIENCE: Administrators, CHES certified health educators, Physicians, Epidemiologists, LPNs, LVNs, Medical assistants, medical students, NPs, nurse technicians, other health educators, Pharmacists, PAs, program managers RNs

PREREQUISITES: Participants should have a basic educational background in science including general knowledge in the subject areas of biology, immunization and vaccine-preventable diseases.

FORMAT: This course is Enduring material.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

CME:  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 material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the 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 .8 contact hours.

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer .1 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 designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.


CPE: Description: acpe_logoThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive .83 Contact Hours in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-0000-20-006-H06-P .

Category: This activity has been designated as knowledge-based.

Once credit is claimed, an unofficial statement of credit is immediately available on TCEOnline.  Official credit will be uploaded within 60 days on the NABP/CPE Monitor.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 1 CPH recertification credits for this program.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias. 

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities

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