CE Instructions for
WB2707R: Immunization:  You Call the Shots-Module Seventeen-Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
(Credit expires 03/28/22)
To receive continuing education (CE)


In order to receive continuing education (CE) for WB2707R Immunization:  You Call the Shots-Module Seventeen-Shingles (Herpes Zoster), please visit TCEO at www.cdc.gov/getCE  and follow the 9 Simple Steps by 03/28/22. 
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: This module is the seventeenth in a series titled Immunization: You Call the Shots and focuses on Zoster and its related vaccines. 
The series is designed to provide key immunization knowledge in a very basic step-by-step manner.   It presents practice-oriented content about immunization. It does not discuss the denser more complex material regarding epidemiology, disease transmission, etc.
It addresses an important audience for immunization training, the new provider or the medical or nursing student.  It is also an excellent review for a seasoned healthcare provider.  It has often been used by nursing schools to introduce their students to the comprehensive core knowledge about immunization.

 

OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
For shingles (herpes zoster), describe the causative agent and associated diseases.
For shingles, list the groups at highest risk.
For shingles, identify those for whom routine immunization is recommended.
For zoster vaccine, describe characteristics of the vaccine.
Locate resources relevant to current immunization practice.
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:
Dale Babcock,  BS, Technical Information Specialist, CDC/NCIRD
Jennifer Hamborsky, MPH, MCHES, Health Education Specialist, CDC/NCIRD
M. Suzanne Johnson-DeLeon MPH, Health Education and Information Specialist, CDC/NCIRD
Raymond Strikas,  MD, MPH, Medical Officer, CDC/NCIRD
Donna Weaver, RN, MN, Nurse Educator, CDC/NCIRD

 

ORIGINATION DATE: 03/28/18

EXPIRATION DATE: 03/28/22

URL: https://www2.cdc.gov/vaccines/ed/ycts/zoster/ce.asp


HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Browser; MATERIALS: Internet connection and computer

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 1 contact hours.

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.10000000000000001 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.

acpelogo_locked_03_2017 (002)CPE: The 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 1 Contact Hours in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-0000-20-007-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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