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Recommendations for Vaccinations in the Adult

Recommendations for Vaccinations in the Adult
Release date:March 28, 2011
Expiration date:March 28, 2012
Estimated time to complete activity:1 hour

To Obtain CME Credit:

Complete the post test and evaluation form
Submit to CME Dept via fax:626.301.8939
Email :cme@coh.org
Mail to: 1500 E. Duarte Rd, Bldg 94 Duarte CA 91010

Questions:626.256.4673 ext 65622
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Identified Need According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, not enough adults are getting all the vaccinations they need to prevent serious diseases. What's more, a new survey shows that the vast majority of adults lack awareness of vaccines and the severity of infectious disease. It is estimated that between 40,000 and 50,000 adults dies each year from vaccine-preventable illnesses. This activity has been designed to provide an overview and update on current strategies to reduce the burden of vaccine preventable disease in adults.
Educational ObjectivesUpon successful of this activity the learner should be better able to:

Describe vaccination needs in adults Highlight recent changes in adult immunization schedules Review new safety data regarding vaccines Target Audience This activity has been designed to meet the needs of physicians, nurses and other allied health care providers.

Accreditation Statement City of Hope is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit DesignationCity of Hope designatesthis enduring material for a maximum of 1AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.Physiciansshould only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The following may apply CME Category 1 credit for license renewal:

Registered Nurses:Nurses may report up to 1 credit hours toward the continuing education requirements for license renewal by their state Board of Registered Nurses (BRN). CME may be noted on the license renewal application in lieu of a BRN provider number.

Physician’s Assistants:The National Commission on certification of Physicians Assistants states that AMA accredited Category 1 courses are acceptable fro CME requirements for recertification.

To receive CME credit, it is necessary to complete the evaluation form. For more information,please click here.

Disclosure Information

City of Hope has implemented policies and procedures to be in strict compliance with current ACCME Standards of Commercial Support requiring disclosure and resolution conflicts of interest.

Faculty Disclosure:
As part of these new commercial guidelines, we are required to disclose if Faculty , Presenters, Authors, Planners, CME Committee Members, Course Directors and / or Moderators have any real or apparent vested commercial interest(s) in both those companies whose products may be discussed/described during the course of the activity and in those companies who may be acting as commercial supporters of the activity.

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Disclosure of Off-Label Use:
This activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not approved/indicated by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Privacy Policy City of Hope collect the information provided by the user. The information is used to provide CME certification and to notify users of up coming programs and education information that may be of interest to our users. The information is not shared with others for commercial purposes, unless the user has granted prior permission.

Copyright All rights reserved: for personal use only. No part of this presentation may be translated, reproduced or transmitted by any means or in any type of media form including electronic, mechanical photocopying, recording, broadcasting, or otherwise without prior permission from the publisher.

Disclosures

City of Hope has implemented policies and procedures to be in strict compliance with current ACCME Standards of Commercial Support requiring disclosure and resolution conflicts of interest.

Faculty Disclosure:
As part of these new commercial guidelines, we are required to disclose if Faculty , Presenters, Authors, Planners, CME Committee Members, Course Directors and / or Moderators have any real or apparent vested commercial interest(s) in both those companies whose products may be discussed/described during the course of the activity and in those companies who may be acting as commercial supporters of the activity.

City of Hope further requires that prior to the activity Faculty have disclosed their intention to discuss any off label and/or investigational (not yet approved for any purpose) use of pharmaceuticals or medical devices.

Dr. Sanjeet Dadwal has indicated that he has the following relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Research grant support from GlaxoSmithKlineThe following Planners and /or CME Committee Members have indicated that they have nothing to disclose:

Teresa Ball, Kathleen Blazer, MS, EdD, Sandra Bolton, RN, JD, Julianne Chun, Janet Crum, Ina Ervin, Jonathan Espenschied, MD, Karl Gaal, MD, Jo Hanson, RN, Fouad Kandeel, MD, Patricia Kassab, RN, MS, CTHQ, Lucille Leong, MD, Paul Lin, MD, Matthew Loscalzo, MSW, Mary Mendelsohn, RN, MSN, Robert Morgan, Jr., MD, Khanh Nguyen, MD, Anna Pawlowska, MD, I.Benjamin Paz, MD, Crystal Saavedra, BS & Jeffrey Weitzel , MD

The following Planners and /or CME Committee Members have declared they have the following relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Ravi Bhatia, MD- Consultant with Novartis & Bristol Myers Squibb, Martin hogan, MD- Grant/Research Support from Johnson & Johnson and Jean Kagan, BA- Stock Shareholder with Amgen/Zimmer

Disclosure of Off-Label Use:
This activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not approved/indicated by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). For additional information about approved uses, including approved indications, contraindications, and warnings, please refer to the official prescribing information for each product, or consult the Physicians’ Desk Reference. Participants from other r countries should consult with their respective regulatory authorities

Dr. Sanjeet Dadwal has indicated that he will not be discussing any use of agents that are not approved/indicated by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Cultural and Linguistic Competency

The California legislature has passed AB 1195 which states that as of July 1, 2006 all Category 1 CME activities that relate to patient care must include a cultural diversity/linguistics component.

Definitions:Cultural competency means a set of integrated attitudes, knowledge, and skills that enables a health care professional or organization to care effectively for patients from diverse cultures, groups, and communities. Linguistic competency means the ability of a physician and surgeon to provide patients who do not speak English or who have limited ability to speak English, direct communication in the patient's primary language.

Faculty have been asked to include in their educational content relevant cultural diversity information relating to age, gender, race, socio-economics, sexual orientation, religion, language, ethnicity, etc. that impacts the care of the patient.

Contact CME

For additional information or questions about this module, please contact:

Crystal Saavedra, AssistantManager
Department of Continuing Medical Education
City of Hope
Module 94
1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010

E-mail:csaavedra@coh.org
Fax: 626-301-8939
Phone: 626-256-4673, ext. 64566

Disclaimer

The City of Hope presents this resource for educational purposes only. Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development.

The views and opinions expressed in these presentations are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of City of Hope and/or the activity educational grant supporters.

City of Hope and/or its agents shall not be responsible or in any way liable for the continued currency of the information or for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in this publication, whether arising from negligence or otherwise howsoever or for any consequences arising there from.

CME Credit: Post Test & Evaluation

Instructions:Complete Post Test & Evaluation Form by clicking here. E-mail tocme@coh.orgor fax to 626-301-8939

Core Competencies

The American Board of Medical Specialties ( ABMS ) and the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) have embarked on a joint initiative to quantify and evaluate a set of 6 physician core competencies by which the individual physician will be measured for Residency Certification, Board Certification and more recently, Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

In brief the actual term “core competencies” refers to those 6 abilities (competencies) that are central (core) to the practice of medicine, specifically:

Patient Care Medical Knowledge Practice-Based Learning and Improvement Interpersonal and Communication Skills Professionalism Systems-Based PracticeDr. Sanjeet Dadwal has indicated that that the education content of this presentation will provide information and insight on Core Competencies #1 Patient Care and #2 Medical Knowledge.

The CME certificate for this activity will reflect those core competencies addressed.

Faculty

Sanjeet Dadwal, M.D.
Clinical AssistantProfessor of Medical Specialties Department of Infectious Disease City of Hope
Education and Training
As one of only a select few National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country, City of Hope integrates all aspects of cancer research, treatment and education. We offer a range of programs serving students, post-doctoral trainees, health and medical professionals.

City of Hope’s Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences equips students with the skills and strategies to transform the future of modern medicine.
City of Hope has a long-standing commitment to Continuing Medical Education (CME), sharing advances in cancer research and treatment with the health-care community through CME courses such as conferences, symposia and other on and off campus CME opportunities for medical professionals.
Local and national conferences, in-depth educational training and a certification program provide both current and aspiring health professionals opportunities to further their knowledge in their fields of interest.
 
 
City of Hope offers a range of programs and services, such as Graduate Medical Education & Clinical Training, that serve students, post-doctoral trainees, medical professionals and staff.
The goal of the Postdoctoral Training Office is to ensure the postdoctoral experience at City of Hope is rewarding and meaningful to all participants.
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