L091724 CHN Education Series: MDH Lessons Learned: Health Equity in Pediatric Immunizations

September 17, 2024

Declining immunization rates pose a significant challenge for many clinics and health care providers. The trends are widening the already difficult disparity gaps. This learning session will provide concrete recommendations and steps clinics and providers can take to improve immunization rates and reduce disparities that have been successful in other settings in Minnesota.   

Target Audience

Healthcare clinicians caring for pediatric patients and their families. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify strategies MDH has used to address low immunization coverage rates in different communities. 

  • Summarize new strategies to work with community partners. 

  • Describe the key factors that may impact vaccine confidence.  

  • Discuss key components that facilitate confidence regarding vaccination. 

  • Describe approaches clinicians can use to address vaccine hesitancy. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance
    • 1.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
06/17/2024
Course expires: 
10/17/2024
Event starts: 
09/17/2024 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
09/17/2024 - 1:00pm CDT

PRESENTERS: Carly Edson and Tabitha Hanson from the Minnesota Department of Health

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:

It is our intent that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts. It is not assumed any potential conflicts will have an adverse impact on these presentations. It remains for the audience to determine whether the speaker’s outside interest may reflect a possible bias, either the exposition or the conclusions presented.                                                                                                               

Planning committee members and presenter(s) have disclosed they have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing selling re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients and have disclosed that no conflict of interest exists with the presentation/educational event.

 

 

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Children's Minnesota and Children's Health Network. Children's Minnesota is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Children’s Minnesota takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific interest of its accredited continuing education events.

Credit Statement:

AMA

Children’s Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.

ANCC

Children's Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This program offers 1.0 contact hours of continuing education.  Most medical professional organizations accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  It is the individual’s responsibility to determine whether an education activity meets the continuing education requirements of their respective licensures and/or professional boards.  Go to your respective organization’s website for more detailed information regarding credit requirements.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance
    • 1.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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