Reducing transmission of COVID-19: Spotlight on vaccines
After watching this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Summarize the current COVID-19 vaccination landscape
- Identify factors contributing to differential uptake of COVID-19 vaccines in population subsets
- Evaluate strategies to improve COVID-19 vaccine uptake
- Discuss the future of COVID-19 vaccination, including how vaccine inequity may be addressed
In this activity, three experts discuss the current landscape of COVID-19 vaccination, possible barriers to vaccine uptake and strategies involving healthcare workers that may help to improve acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccine, with a focus on Africa and the Middle East. The discussion is guided by pre-canvassed questions provided by respiratory and infectious diseases specialists and primary care providers working in Africa and the Middle East.
This activity is jointly provided by USF Health and touchIME. read more
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of infectious disease specialists, respiratory disease specialists and primary care providers involved in the management of people with COVID-19 infection or the administration of the COVID-19 vaccines.
USF Health adheres to the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. All individuals in a position to influence content have disclosed to USF Health any financial relationship with an ineligible organization. USF Health has reviewed and mitigated all relevant financial relationships related to the content of the activity. The relevant relationships are listed below. All individuals not listed have no relevant financial relationships.
Dr Angus Thomson has no relevant financial disclosures in relation to this educational activity.
Dr Amaya Gillespie has no relevant financial disclosures in relation to this educational activity.
Dr Henry Kyobe Bosa has no relevant financial disclosures in relation to this educational activity.
Sally F. Alrabaa, MD has no relevant financial disclosures in relation to this educational activity.
Touch Medical Directors
Hannah Fisher has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.
USF Health Office of Continuing Professional Development and touchIME staff have no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.
Requirements for Successful Completion
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through a joint providership of USF Health and touchIME. USF Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
USF Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) – European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) has an agreement of mutual recognition of continuing medical education (CME) credit with the American Medical Association (AMA). European physicians interested in converting AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM into European CME credit (ECMEC) should contact the UEMS (www.uems.eu).
Advanced Practice Providers
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 1.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
The AANPCP accepts certificates of participation for educational activities approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM by ACCME-accredited providers. APRNs who participate will receive a certificate of completion commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Date of original release: 26 April 2023. Date credits expire: 26 April 2024.
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