Hepatitis B Prevention Strategies
Live program date: October 31, 2022
Register online: https://nfid.app.neoncrm.com/eventReg.jsp?event=460&
Join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) during National Liver Awareness Month for a webinar on the prevention of hepatitis B in US adults. Discussion topics will include current US recommendations for hepatitis B vaccination among adults, along with strategies for healthcare professionals to effectively communicate current recommendations. Speakers also address audience-submitted questions.
In this recorded webinar, NFID Medical Director William Schaffner, MD, moderates the discussion with Shyam Kottilil, MD, PhD, Director, Division of Clinical Care and Research, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Captain Sarah Schillie, MD, MPH, MBA, US Public Health Service Team Lead, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the epidemiology of acute and chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in the US
- Describe current hepatitis B immunization recommendations for US adults
- Implement strategies to increase hepatitis B vaccination rates in US adults
There is no fee to participate in this activity, but registration is required.
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
NFID designates this enduring material 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.
This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from VBI Vaccines Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content