ACOG Webinars

Obstetrician-gynecologists provide many women with comprehensive preventive services. As part of this preventive care, ACOG encourages ob-gyns to become immunization champions. To help ob-gyns provide this crucial health care service, ACOG has developed a series of webinars to detail ACOG and ACIP immunization recommendations and provide resources for incorporating immunizations into routine practice. 

Integrating Immunizations Into Practice

Obstetrician-gynecologists provide many women with comprehensive preventive services. As part of this preventive care, ACOG encourages ob-gyns to become immunization champions. To help ob-gyns provide this crucial health care service, Linda Eckert, MD, member of ACOG’s Immunization Expert Work Group, provides practical tips and resources for incorporating immunizations into routine practice. Dr. Eckert will also review current vaccination recommendations for Tdap, hep B, flu, zoster and pneumococcal vaccination for pregnant and non-pregnant patients and address common patient concerns and misconceptions.

Respiratory Syncytial Virus: The Need for a Maternal Immunization Strategy

This webinar explains the importance of annual influenza immunization for patients, especially pregnant women. The webinar reviews communicating the burden of RSV disease in infants, discusses rationale and need for RSV maternal immunization and provides updates on current recommendations for maternal vaccines and how they can be integrated into antenatal care. 

This webinar is supported by an independent educational grant from Novavax, Inc. ACOG does not allow companies to influence ACOG’s programs, publications, or advocacy positions.

The Power to Prevent Cancer: Important Updates on the HPV Vaccine

This webinar reviews the burden of disease caused by Human Papillomavirus and explains the importance of immunizing patients, particularly those in the target and catch up ages. The presentation details ACOG and ACIP’s HPV immunization recommendations, describes the safety and common side effects of HPV vaccination, and explains the importance of and optimal timing for HPV immunization. (Referenced ACIP recommendations as of February 2015)

This webinar is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck, Inc. ACOG does not allow companies to influence ACOG’s programs, publications, or advocacy positions.

Tdap Vaccination in Pregnancy: A Mother’s Gift to Her Baby

This webinar reviews the burden of disease caused by tetanus, diphtheria and in particular, pertussis. The webinar explains the importance of immunizing patients, especially pregnant women during the 3rd trimester. The presentation details ACOG and ACIP’s Tdap immunization recommendations, describes the safety and common side effects of Tdap vaccination, and explains the importance of and optimal timing for Tdap immunization during pregnancy. 

This webinar is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck, Inc. ACOG does not allow companies to influence ACOG’s programs, publications, or advocacy positions.

Give it Your Best Shot: Adult Vaccinations for Ob-Gyn Providers

This webinar gives an overview of general immunization recommendations and explains the importance of immunizing patients for all necessary vaccines, particularly those who are pregnant. The presentation details ACOG and CDC’s immunization recommendations, addresses the most common concerns and misconceptions about vaccines, and explains the importance of immunizations for adults and pregnant women. 

This webinar is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck, Inc. ACOG does not allow companies to influence ACOG’s programs, publications, or advocacy positions.

The OB-Gyn's Key Role in Influenza Prevention

This webinar reviews the 2014-2015 influenza immunization recommendations, including the importance of vaccinating pregnant women, the 2014-15 vaccine formulations, vaccine safety, burden of disease and strategies for integrating immunizations into standard practice. With Influenza season upon us and the recent publication of ACOG Committee Opinion 608, which urges Ob-Gyn's and other health care providers to improve the rate of influenza vaccination among pregnant women, this webinar is the perfect opportunity to learn more about how you can improve influenza immunization rates. 

This webinar is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck, Inc. ACOG does not allow companies to influence ACOG’s programs, publications, or advocacy positions.

Immunization Business & Clinical Strategies for Ob-Gyn Practices

In July, a webinar was held by ACOG’s Immunization Program in collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Building on the successful implementation of immunizations in pediatric care, the webinar focuses on the application of strategies used successfully for years by pediatricians as a model for immunization programs in ob-gyn practices. The webinar was led by a panel of ACOG and AAP experts in infectious diseases and practice management. The goal of the program is to provide concrete business strategies for creating sustainable immunization programs in ob-gyn practices. Continuing Medical Education credit is provided through joint providership with The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Learning objectives include:

ACCME Accreditation

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMAPRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CollegeCognateCredit(s)

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 Category 1 College Cognate Credit. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™  to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.

This webinar is supported by Cooperative Agreement 5U66IP000667 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

 

 

 

Updated 4/25/17

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