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Continuing Education Opportunities

Listings and links for CMEs, CNEs, CEUs, or just to stay current

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American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
AAP offers many online continuing medical education courses. AAP frequently features courses covering immunization and vaccine safety issues.
American Pharmacists Association  (APhA)
Regular continuing education on immunizations is available from APhA. The APhA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Check out current offerings on its website.
Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR)
APTR offers three web-based programs: "Immunization: You Call the Shots," "Increasing Adult Vaccination Rates: What Works," and "Teaching Immunization for Medical Education (TIME)." The online programs consists of a series of modules covering all aspects of immunization. The modules provide basic vaccine content, links to resource materials, a comprehensive glossary, and self-tests to assess learning.
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CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Continuing Medical Education Program
Earn continuing education credits (CMEs, CNEs, CEUs) by reading almost any recent ACIP statement and completing a short quiz. For more information about this educational program or to obtain the credits online, visit: The CME quizzes are also found inside the individual ACIP statements.
CDC National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Education and Training
CDC offers continuing education (CE) credits for several self-study programs on immunization. These can be accessed in a variety of ways: DVD, CD, web-based, and podcasts. Most CE credit from these programs is free and easy to access through the online system. For more information, call (800) 232-4636 or (800) CDC-INFO.
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Every Child by Two (ECBT)
ECBT and its partners have created numerous educational resources to assist immunization providers, vaccine advocates, and parents. Archived webinars include vaccines and media training and vaccine information for WIC (Wonen, Infants, and Children) staff.
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Healio Education Lab
The Infectious Disease News section on the Healio.com website offers online education in infectious diseases via the Education Lab, with many offering continuing medical education credits.
Hepatitis B Foundation Expert Speakers Forum
The Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF) has added an Expert Speakers Forum to their website. This ongoing feature offers a series of presentations from hepatitis B research and clinical experts. The Forum includes both audio/video and printer-friendly text versions of each presentation. These presentations are for informational purposes: no credit is available.
Hepatitis Web Study (The Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and the University of Washington)
Hepatitis Web Study is a website designed for healthcare workers who provide clinical care to persons with viral hepatitis. This project was funded by CDC's Division of Viral Hepatitis. The website features: fourteen interactive, clinically-relevant case studies, each with a discussion, high quality illustrations and graphics, and links, which highlight and illustrate key recommendations from national guidelines. This site provides free continuing education for physicians, advanced registered nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses. Funding for this website was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Medscape offers free, continuously updated continuing education activities for physicians and other health professionals. These activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), and have been developed by ACCME-accredited organizations.
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National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners (NAPNAP)
NAPNAP is a free continuing education resource for nurses and nurse practitioners, which offers current immunization recommendations and information from recognized experts. For more information, call (856) 857-9700.
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)
NFID offers a variety of online continuing education activities including accredited continuing medical education (CME) programs, enabling participants to earn credits and gain practical knowledge, tools, and skills. NFID’s online education programs are designed to be self-paced and are led by key opinion leaders in the field of infectious diseases.
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Public Health Training Network (PHTN)
The Public Health Training Network (PHTN) is a distance learning network of people and resources that takes training and information to the learner. PHTN uses a variety of instructional media to meet the training and information needs of the health workforce nationwide.
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School of Public Health, University of Albany: Nurse TIP
Nurse TIP recognizes that nurses play an integral role in the success of immunization programs and can have considerable influence on the public health practices of a community. Content is offered free of charge and Nursing Contact Hours are available. Goals: Increasing the knowledge and competency of nurses in immunization by offering relevant content in a variety of distance-learning approaches. Target Audience: Nurses working in medical offices, clinics, community health centers as well as other settings. Archived webcasts are available at www.nursetip.org
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TIDE (Teaching Immunization Delivery Evaluation)
This site is designed as a flexible tool for faculty to teach and practitioners to learn immunization delivery and evaluation. TIDE is a self-paced program, which is sponsored by the Ambulatory Pediatric Association (APA) and the CDC. Modules can be worked on, saved and completed at the user's speed. All modules are certified for CME/CNE/CEU credits for other health professionals and are free. Certificates can be printed when the modules have been successfully finished.
This page was updated on January 18, 2016.
This page was reviewed on January 13, 2016.
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