WD2215: Keys to Storing and Handling Your Vaccine Supply

FACULTY/CREDENTIALS:
Weaver, Donna, MN, RN, Nurse Educator, CDC/NCIRD
Wolicki, JoEllen, BSN, RN, Nurse Educator, CDC/NCIRD

DEVELOPERS:
Dale Babcock,  BS, Technical Information Specialist, CDC/NCIRD
Melissa Barnett, MS, MCHES, Health Education Specialist, CDC, NCIRD
Jennifer Hamborsky, MPH, MCHES, Health Education Specialist, CDC/NCIRD
Raymond Strikas,  MD, MPH, Medical Officer, CDC/NCIRD

DATE/TIME: 4/17/2014                  
                                              
EXPIRATION DATE: 4/17/2016

URL: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/storage/

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: None

MATERIALS: None                                      

TARGET AUDIENCE: Immunization Providers (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Physician’s Assistants, DoD Paraprofessionals, Medical Students, etc.)

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: Enduring video.

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:
Describe three  elements needed for proper storage and handling of vaccines.
Describe three  procedures for storage and handling of vaccines.
Describe five  components of vaccine inventory management.
Locate resources relevant to current immunization practice.

CONTACT INFORMATION: For content-related questions, please contact NIPInfo@cdc.gov
For CE-related questions, contact MBarnett2@cdc.gov 

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 educational material for a maximum of .75 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 .75 contact hours.

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 .75 ANSI/IACET CEU's for this program.

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 .75 Contact Hours in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-0000-14-094-H04-P and .

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

 

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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 does not accept commercial support.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION:

You may participate in the educational activity by viewing the program information above.

To evaluate this educational activity, receive a certificate/statement of credit/contact hours, to print-out an on-going transcript of all your TCEOnline CE activities for credits/contact hours, please go to: www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline.

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

 

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