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APTR Hosts 2nd Advisory Committee Meeting to Enhance Immunization Curriculum

Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (0 Comments)
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APTR Hosts 2ndAdvisoryCommitteeMeeting to Enhance Immunization Curriculum

On June 6-7, APTR and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center on Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), meet with 14 academic nursing representatives for the second meeting of the Advisory Committee on Integration of Immunization into Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum meeting. The recent climate around immunizations, advancements in teaching methods for health professions education, and the practice of nursing have resulted in the need to enhance immunization resources for training and education of nurses. The advisory committee reviewed a proposed framework and provided recommendations for the development of new case study resources.

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) has a long history of working with the to develop and enhance educational and training programs around immunizations. Since 1990 APTR, through its cooperative agreement with CDC, has partnered with professional organizations to assess immunization training needs of health professionals and develop appropriate programs, publications workshops, presentations, articles, and websites based on those assessments.

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