ECHO-Chicago: Illinois Vaccinates Against COVID-19 (IVAC) Learning Collaborative - Adult Populations-Spring 2023
The goal of this training is to put providers and provider organizations in Illinois in direct contact with a panel of infectious disease experts who can break down recent developments surrounding COVID-19 and provide strategies for clinical conversations around COVID-19 care & COVID-19 vaccine implementation.
Funding for this project was made possible by the Office of Disease Control, through the Illinois Department of Public Health.
After this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss COVID-19 vaccine safety and how to communicate vaccine safety to the populations served by free & charitable clinics;
- Identify evidence-based information on integrating the COVID-19 vaccine into clinical workflows;
- Discuss what is known about different variants in the United States and how they impact the efficacy of the vaccine;
- State appropriate evidence-based post-vaccine behaviors, e.g., the newest guidance which indicates what can and cannot be done after being vaccinated in terms of travel, mask use, and meeting others;
- Recall processes for identifying unvaccinated patients and how to embed reminders for vaccines;
- Discuss strategies to overcome vaccine hesitancy through culturally and linguistically appropriate methods;
- Recognize drivers of the changing epidemiological profile of COVID-19, such as more infections among youths, what’s driving these cases, and the upsurge of infections despite vaccination;
- Explain how to manage patients post-COVID, e.g., treatments, cardiovascular screening, and signs of long-COVID.
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University of Chicago
Edward Linn, MD
Interim Chairperson, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Jennifer Burns, CPNP, APN
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Medical Director, Pediatric and Family Travel Clinic
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The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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