Optimizing Immunization in IBD: A Quality Improvement Curriculum
Upon completion of this educational activity,the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the 2017 American College of Gastroenterology guidelines for immunizing patients with IBD;
- Discuss the importance of administering guideline-concordant immunization to IBD patients;
- Recognize the team needed to implement strategies to improve preventive care in IBD patients within a practice and health system;
- Implement interventions that will coordinate care within their own practice and with PCPs to ensure appropriate vaccination;
- Regularly review key quality measures for preventive care in patients with IBD.
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.
Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
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 University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and MCM Education in collaboration with RealCME. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.