April 19, 2023 12:00-1:00pm PDT
The Washington Department of Health (DOH) hosted a webinar on Wednesday, April 19, 2023. The presenters discussed proven strategies to increase immunization rates, ways medical assistants can effectively promote immunizations and increase immunization rates in a clinic, and using tools in the Washington State Immunization Information System to raise immunization rates. Continuing education is available for physicians, nurses, medical assistants, and pharmacists/pharmacy techs.
- Identify best practices to increase immunization rates
- Discuss ways medical assistants effectively promote immunizations and increase immunization rates
- Describe tools in the Washington State Immunization Information System that can be used to raise immunization rates
Healthcare providers, pharmacists and pharmacy techs, local public health, and anyone interested in learning more about this topic.
Mersine Bryan, MD, MPH
Pediatrician, University of Washington/Seattle Children’s
Caiyou Wu and Jiehua Tan
International Community Health Services
Chrystal Averette, MPH
Immunization Quality Improvement for Providers (IQIP) Coordinator
- There is no charge for continuing education credit.
- Continuing education (CE) is available for physicians, nurses, medical assistants, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians for attending the live webinar OR watching the recording.
- Even if you attend the live webinar or watch the recording as a group, everyone MUST register for the webinar and complete the evaluation as an individual prior to receiving CE.
- CE expires 07/19/23.
- After attending the live webinar, an evaluation will be sent to you in an email.
- After watching the recording, please complete the evaluation. If you want CE credit, you must complete the evaluation.
- A few weeks after the live webinar, we will email certificates to everyone who requested CE.
- Around 07/30/23, we will email certificates to those who watched the recording.
Continuing Nursing Education
Continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association. MNA is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 1.0 contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of this activity.
Continuing Education for Medical Assistants
This program has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 141279 and 1 CG. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content or the program provider.
Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
This knowledge-based activity was approved by the Washington State Pharmacy Association for 1.0 contact hours.
Universal Activity Number (UAN):
The Washington State Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Continuing Medical Education
Continuing Medical Education - Accreditation Statement
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 the joint providership of the Federation of State Medical Boards and the Washington Medical Commission. The Federation of State Medical Boards is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The Federation of State Medical Boards designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pam Kohlmeier, MD, JD, FACEP
Washington Medical Commission
This learning activity is not funded by any commercial entity.