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February 25, 1998

Course on Vaccine Safety and Risk Communication

JAMA. 1998;279(8):578. doi:10.1001/jama.279.8.578-JWR0225-3-1

MMWR. 1998;47:38

VACCINE SAFETY and Risk Communication, a live satellite broadcast, will be held February 26, 1998, from 8 AM to 10 AM eastern standard time (EST) with a repeat broadcast from noon to 2 PM EST. Cosponsors are CDC's National Immunization Program and the Public Health Training Network. This broadcast is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, medical students, and others who provide vaccinations, counsel patients about vaccination, or establish immunization policy.

The course will enable health professionals to respond to parents' and patients' questions about vaccines. Toll-free telephone lines will be available for participants to interact with the instructors.

Additional information about the course and registration is available from state health department immunization programs. Continuing education credits will be offered based on 2.0 hours of instruction. Pharmacy and American Academy of Family Physicians' credits will not be offered for this course.