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Shield of Protection- Mobilizing Community Efforts to Increase Immunization Uptake in Western North Carolina


          

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Date: Mar 6, 2018 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM

CE Hours

2.00

CE Units

0.200

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

Accreditation(s)

Participants have 60 days from the start of their program to claim CE credit and verify it has been upload to CPE Monitor. If your program requires the completion of a post test/eval/survey those items MUST be done before that 60 day window closes to receive credit for that program. Statements of credit can be viewed and printed from CPE Monitor. Statements of credit will no longer be printed and mailed to the participant. **No partial individual session credit will be given**
 
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If paying by check please mail to the address below:

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Attn: Continuing Education
301 Pharmacy Lane, CB# 7574 Beard Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
 
 
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Co-Sponsor(s)

Mountain AHEC

 

 

 

Diseases like measles, mumps and pertussis are not a thing of the past. These serious and deadly diseases are vaccine-preventable but have been making a resurgence in the US in recent years, mainly in communities with higher rates of unimmunized people. Buncombe County consistently leads the state in the percentage of kindergartners who have not received all of their required immunizations, putting our children and community at risk of an outbreak. The purpose of this event is to inform and mobilize the community to increase immunization uptake in Western North Carolina.

Objectives

  • Define the current state of immunization on the national, state and local levels.
  • Illustrate how decreasing immunization rates can lead to vaccine preventable outbreaks.
  • Review literature addressing vaccine hesitancy.
  • Utilize participants expertise, skill sets, creativity and gained knowledge to generate strategies to improve and sustain immunization rates in our community.

Activity Number

0046-9999-18-036-L06-P
Date: 03/06/18
Time: 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM

CE Hours

2.00

Location

Asheville, NC