National Birth Defects Prevention Network Virtual Annual Meeting, September 13-14, 2017

2017 Virtual Annual Meeting

National Birth Defects Prevention Network

September 13-14, 2017

REGISTRATION LINK

The National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN) will hold its 20th Annual Meeting using a virtual meeting format from September 13 (1-4 PM ET) to September 14 (8-4 PM ET).  The sessions will cover current issues in birth defects surveillance, research, and prevention. 

SESSION SCHEDULE:

Wednesday, September 13, 1:00-4:00 PM ET

  • Welcome & Current Issues and Events
  • Congenital Infections and Related Birth Defects
  • Live Q&A Session 

Thursday, September 14, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM ET

  • Uses of Spatial Analysis with Birth Defects Registry Data
  • From Birth Defects Awareness to Improving Birth Outcomes: Tools and Applications for Birth Defects Prevention
  • Top Ways to Improve Surveillance Data
  • The Art of Medical Record Abstraction
  • Zika’s Impact on Population-Based Birth Defects Surveillance
  • Live Q&A Session and Meeting Wrap-Up

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

To register for the meeting, please go here or visit the NBDPN website.

There is no charge to attend the meeting or to obtain CEU credits.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:

CME activities with Joint Providers: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Birth Defects Prevention Network. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the (ACCME®) to provide medical education for physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 7 contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.7 CEU's for this program.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, our presenters and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters with the exception of Dr. Russell Kirby and he wishes to disclose his relationship with March of Dimes, Board of Directors-Tampa market, and his relationship with the Perinatal Foundation (Madison, WI), Board of Directors.

Planning committee discussed conflict of interest with Dr. Russell Kirby to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Birth Defects Prevention Network are jointly providing the CNE for this activity.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this activity.

To receive continuing education (CE):

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.

CONTACTS:

If you have any questions, please contact nbdpn_am@nbdpn.org.

 

 

 

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