Welcome to the Florida Department of Health, Immunization Program modular educational two-part series. Learning videos presented in part 1 are a collaboration of information from various experts in the field of immunizations. Learning videos presented in part 2 focus specifically on information provided by three of our panel experts.
Each video is individually approved for continuing education (1,2) and Continuing Medical Education for Physicians. (To view accreditation and disclosure information, please download the PDF learning tools materials). Each learning module is approved for .5 credits with a total of 4.5 credits if a participant completes all video presentations in part 1 and part 2. Each participant must also successfully pass the required post-test/evaluations with a passing score of 80 percent or greater.
There is a link to each post-test/evaluation which is housed in the SurveyMonkey web-based survey system. Please note, we collect your personal information for CE/CME purposes only. Your information will not be used for third-party collection or advertisements. We will share this information for evaluative purposes and quality assurance with video sponsors and organizers.
(1) Florida Board of Nursing
(2) Florida Board of Social Work, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists
(3) Florida Board of Dentistry
(4) Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
(5) Florida Board of Respiratory Care
(6) Florida Council for Dietetics and Nutritionists
(7) Florida Board of Pharmacy
To view each module please select the corresponding module title. You will then be redirected to the YouTube URL that houses each video module. Upon completion, you must select the module's post-test/evaluation link. This is the link that you will use to apply for your CE/CME.
DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: The speaker Anna Guiliano has the following financial relationship to disclose: Grant/Research Support and Consultant to Merck. No other faculty or planners of this activity have any relevant financial disclosures to make in relation to the content of these activity modules. None of the content experts will be discussing the use of off-label or investigational products.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Florida AHEC Network and the Florida Department of Health Bureau of Immunization. The Florida AHEC Network is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education to physicians.The Florida AHEC Network designates this live activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Immunization Program Learning Video Modules Part I: Modules 1-3
Module 1-Vaccine Safety: A History of Protection and the Truth Behind the Fiction
This video presentation discusses the impact of vaccines on life expectancy, identifies safeguards that have been put in place to ensure vaccine safety, details the most commonly occurring adverse effects of vaccination, describes the MMR/autism debate origins and study outcomes, and reviews the health benefits of the declining number of immunological components found in modern vaccines.
Module 1-Vaccine Safety: A History of Protection and the Truth Behind the Fiction-Post-test and evaluation
The following PDF document is available to participants as an additional learning tool. Each module has a separate PDF document.
Module 1 PDF Learning Tool
Module 2-We’re In It Together: Herd Immunity and Completing Immunization Coverage
This video presentation defines and explains herd immunity, addresses vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks throughout the US, describes incidences of vaccine-preventable diseases that were once considered eliminated or controlled but are now causing outbreaks, and defines the benefits of participating in a statewide immunization registry such as Florida SHOTS and in the Florida Vaccines for Children Program.
Module 2-We're In It Together: Herd Immunity & Completing Immunization Coverage-Post-test and evaluation
The following PDF document is available to participants as an additional learning tool.
Module 2 PDF Learning Tool
Module 3-Childhood and Adolescent Immunizations
This video presentation discusses the effects of childhood and adolescent vaccine-preventable diseases, identifies the recommended adolescent vaccinations and the latest CDC recommendations for whom to give the Tdap booster, identifies proper childhood and adolescent immunization dosing schedules, and reviews the latest HPV vaccine recommendations and coverage levels.
Module 3-Childhood and Adolescent Immunizations-Post-test and evaluation
The following PDF document is available to participants as an additional learning tool.Module 3 PDF Learning Tool
Immunization Program Learning Video Modules Part II: Modules 4-9
Module 4—CDC Spotlight: Dr. Kroger Speaks on Vaccine Science and Safety Net
Dr. Kroger, CDC Medical Officer, defines herd immunity and the immunization levels necessary to provide herd immunity, reveals details of disease outbreaks in the U.S. and why it is necessary to continue to vaccinate against disease, highlights the latest CDC recommendations regarding the Tdap booster, explains the U.S. vaccination process, and identifies safeguards that have been put in place in the U.S. to ensure vaccine safety.
Module 5— CDC Spotlight: Dr. Kroger Speaks on Vaccine Recommendations Across the Lifespan
Dr. Kroger, CDC Medical Officer, identifies the proper childhood and adolescent immunization dosing schedules, discusses recommended adolescent vaccinations, reviews the reasons for the CDC’s HPV age recommendations, describes the public health and patient benefits of participating in a statewide immunization registry, and teaches the patient eligibility requirements and benefits of the Vaccines for Children program.
Dr. Kroger Modules 4 & 5 Post-test and evaluation
The following PDF documents are available to participants as an additional learning tool.
Module 4 PDF Learning Tool
Module 5 PDF Learning Tool
Module 6—Immunization Insights: Dr. Offit Speaks on Vaccine Safety
Dr. Offit, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, describes the impact of vaccines on life expectancy, features the MMR/autism debate, identifies proper childhood and adolescent immunization dosing schedules, determines the amount of immunological components found in vaccines compared to bacteria, and identifies safeguards put in place in the U.S. to ensure vaccine safety.
Module 7— Immunization Insights: Dr. Offit Speaks on Childhood and Adolescent Vaccines
Dr. Offit, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, defines herd immunity, discusses the details of vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks in the U.S., describes incidences of once controlled diseases that are now making a comeback, identifies the effects of childhood vaccine-preventable diseases, describes the benefits of participating in a statewide immunization registry, and details the provider and patient benefits of the Vaccines for Children program.
Dr. Offit Modules 6 & 7 Post-test and evaluation
Module 6 PDF Learning Tool
Module 7 PDF Learning Tool
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Dr. Schaechter, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Miller School of Medicine, UM, describes the impact of childhood vaccines across the lifespan, identifies the effects of childhood vaccine-preventable diseases, teaches about recommended adolescent vaccinations, identifies the reasons adolescent immunization rates lag behind childhood immunization rates, and discusses why school vaccination requirements don’t equate to full vaccination coverage.
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Dr. Schaechter, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Miller School of Medicine, UM, identifies two tools to help healthcare providers increase childhood and adolescent immunization rates, describes the benefits of participating in a statewide immunization registry, teaches patient benefits of the Vaccines for Children program, identifies the effects of childhood vaccine-preventable diseases, and compares real versus imagined risks of vaccinations.
Dr. Schaechter Modules 8 & 9 Post-test and evaluation
Module 8 PDF Learning Tool