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Not Just for Kids: The Crucial Role of Immunizations in the Care of Adult Patients
Immunology, Infectious Disease
0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Identify why routine childhood immunizations are not sufficient to protect adult patients against vaccine-preventable diseases in adulthood, and list a proven strategy for eliminating systems- or practice-level barriers to successful adult immunization programs in the primary care office setting.
This educational program is conceived and credited in accordance with ACCME's Essential Areas and Policies, including the 2004 Updated Standards for Commercial Support. Pri-Med faculty hail from a variety of institutions and participate in content development, along with Pri-Med Institute's Advisory Boards and its expert review partners, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Tufts Health Care Institute. All final decisions about program content are the responsibility of Pri-Med Institute.
||AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
||Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
||Pri-Med Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Editorial Board
Gregory A. Poland, MD, (Read Bio), Director, Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Zachary Schwartz, MSc, ELS, Pri-Med Institute
Financial Disclosure Statement(s)
Dr Poland receives research grants from and serves as a consultant and DMSB chair for Merck and Company, and he serves as a consultant for Avianax, Emergent BioSolutions, Theraclone Sciences, MedImmune, and Liquidia Technologies.
Mr Schwartz has no financial relationships to disclose.
Instructions for Obtaining Credit:
Complete this activity. Answer the questions in the attached posttest and evaluation. Click on "claim credit" and follow the instructions to print out the credit certificate.
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