The global morbidity, mortality, and societal disruption caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic prompted accelerated clinical vaccine development and regulatory interventions to mitigate some of its consequences. Between December 2020 and February 2021, three vaccines against…
The coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic continues, with recent estimates of more than 187 million cases diagnosed and more than 4 million deaths. Vaccines are currently available by means of full approval, conditional marketing approval, and emergency use authorization pathways. BNT162b2…
To the Editor: Vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) has been described after vaccination with the adenoviral vector vaccines ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (Oxford–AstraZeneca) and Ad26.COV2.S (Johnson & Johnson–Janssen). VITT is caused by platelet-activating anti–platelet factor 4 (PF4)…
RMEI LIGHTNING TALKS
4 Years, 16 Live & Online Activities, 6000+ Clinicians: What we've learned so far
RMEI has released pairings of live and online programs approximately twice per year since 2016 grouped into “phases” which share clinical areas of focus and are based on findings from the previous phase of education. In total, 16 activities have launched to date with 4 activities currently live. The purpose of this analysis is to better understand the impact of multi-year iterative education on a clinical audience. Presented at: Society for Academic CME (SACME), virtual, February 2021; Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), virtual, April 2021.
Allergy & Immunology
Effectiveness of 5-year IBD Provider Online Educational Intervention Program
There is considerable practice variability among providers caring for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. Limited data exists on the effectiveness of educational interventions targeting IBD providers to address these gaps. We report outcomes for a 5-year provider education training program which culminated in an enduring online education resource and clinical decision support tool.