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CPD

54-Year-Old EMT With Diabetes, COPD

  • Authors: George Kassianos, MD (Hons), FRCGP
  • CPD Released: 12/23/2018
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 12/23/2019
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US primary care physicians, pediatricians, cardiologists, pulmonologists, and diabetologists/endocrinologists.

The goal of this activity is to demonstrate to clinicians that vaccines are important considerations throughout a patient's life, and that they should consider the opportunity to discuss immunization status as part of long-term treatment plans.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have greater competence related to
    • Identifying patients with comorbidities who are at risk for complications from vaccine-preventable diseases
    • Using communication strategies at the clinician/patient level to overcome barriers and improve vaccine coverage


Disclosures

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Faculty

  • George Kassianos, MD

    General Practitioner
    National Health Service
    Wokingham, Berkshire, United Kingdom

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: George Kassianos, MD (Hons), FRCGP, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.; Sanofi; Seqirus
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Sanofi; Seqirus

Editors

  • Maria B. Uravich, BSc

    Scientific Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Maria B. Uravich, BSc, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Racquel N. Cooper, PhD

    Medical Writer, Morges, Switzerland


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 0.25 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

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Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online educational activity. For information about your eligibility to claim credit, please consult your professional licensing board.

This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent participating in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the credit eligibility period that is noted on the title page.

Follow these steps to claim a credit certificate for completing this activity:

  1. Read the information provided on the title page regarding the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures, read and study the activity content and then complete the post-test questions. If you earn a passing score on the post-test and we have determined based on your registration profile that you may be eligible to claim CPD credit for completing this activity, we will issue you a CPD credit certificate.
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CPD

54-Year-Old EMT With Diabetes, COPD

Authors: George Kassianos, MD (Hons), FRCGPFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CPD Released: 12/23/2018

Valid for credit through: 12/23/2019

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