DTaP Drop-Off – Self-Assessment – 2 Points

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Step 1 - Review ABP Activity Profile

Sponsor(s): American Academy of Pediatrics – Ohio Chapter

Title: 2017 DTaP Drop-Off

Description: The fourth dose of the DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis) is one of Ohio’s lowest rates in the childhood vaccination schedule. The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP) partnered with the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) to raise awareness of this disparity and provide tools and strategies to improve the rate.

Completion Criteria: Once you begin the assessment, you have until the end of the calendar year to complete it, but are not required to complete it in one sitting. Please note: answers may not save when exiting an incomplete assessment; if concerned about ability to return, we recommend that you keep a list of the answers that your provided to enter later should your answers not save. You must answer all of the items AND answer 80% of them correctly in order to receive credit for this assessment.

Credit Assignment Criteria: Upon completion of the activity, you will be required to enter your American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Diplomate number*, state and birthdate (MM/DD). Your ABP Diplomate number can be found in your ABP online profile. If you are unable to locate this number, you may look it up by clicking here or please contact the American Board of Pediatrics [Telephone: (919) 929-0461, Business Hours: (8:30 am – 5:00 pm ET Monday – Friday), E-mail: abpeds@abpeds.org].

*Please note that your American Academy of Pediatrics member ID number is not accepted for MOC Part II credit reporting.

Please allow up to 7 business days for MOC Part II and CME credit to be accessible in your ABP Diplomate Profile.

Your credit will be entered into the ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS), this system will transfer your credit into your ABP profile.

Activity Contact: Elizabeth Dawson, Phone Number: 614-846-6258, edawson@ohioaap.org

MOC Credit Approval Period: 5/16/2017 – 5/16/2020

MOC Type/Value: Part 2 – 2 Points

CME Available: Yes

Speciality: General Pediatrics; Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Step 2 - Review Enduring CME Information

2017 MOC Part II Self-Assessment – DTaP Drop-Off

This course will address a broad range of topics relating to pertussis disease and vaccinaiton.

Target Audience: Health care providers who administer vaccines to children and providers-in-training.

Objectives: Following completion of this educational activity, learners should be able to:

  1. • Review the epidemiology of Bordetella Pertussis, especially recent outbreaks.

    • Discuss DTaP vaccines, including their safety and effectiveness.

    • Examine fourth dose DTaP vaccination rates among 24-month old children in Ohio and the US.

    • Address barriers and formulate strategies to increase timely receipt of DTaP vaccine doses.

Needs Assessment/Gap: 

The rates for the fourth dose of the DTaP vaccine are one of the lowest for childhood vaccines in Ohio. The national immunization survey from 2015 shows 80.9% of Ohio 19-35 month old children have received all four doses. The AFIX data shows these rates even lower at 73.6% in 2016.

Accreditation Statement:

The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP) is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Ohio AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 2 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Faculty List:

Rebecca Brady, MD, FAAP
Department of Infectious Diseases
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Robert Frenck, Jr., MD, FAAP
Medical Director, Department of Infectious Diseases
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Disclosure: It is the policy of the Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All persons involved in the selection, development and presentation of content are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to an educational activity being delivered to learners through one of the following mechanisms 1) altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest, 2) altering the individual’s control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest, and/or 3) validating the activity content through independent peer review. All persons are also required to disclose any discussions of off label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose are disqualified from participating in the CME activity. This information is used to plan future activities.

The following faculty have no financial relationships other than listed above with commercial interests relevant to the content of this activity:

  • Rebecca Brady, MD, FAAP
  • Robert Frenck, Jr., MD, FAAP

The CME staff, meeting planners, editorial staff, planning committee, and CME committee reviewers other than listed above do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Off-label Disclosure: This educational activity does not contain discussion of unlabeled and/or investigational uses of agents that are not approved by the FDA. Please consult the prescribing information for each product.

Medium & Education Instructions for Internet/On-Demand Learning:

Please allow for two hours to review the video and answer the questions.

You must answer all of the items AND answer 80% correctly in order to receive credit for this assessment.

Dates of original release, most recent review or update, and termination date:  

  • Release Date: July 1, 2017
  • Expiration Date: May 16, 2020

Commercial Support Acknowledgement: There is no financial support to acknowledge for this activity.

CME Credit for this activity is available as a member benefit for individuals who are current members of the Ohio AAP. Individuals who are not current Ohio AAP Members will be asked to join the Chapter, or pay a $15 CME Administration Fee. Additional information will be provided on the confirmation page after completing this activity, as well as in the follow-up email that will be sent to you.

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Step 3 - Review Self-Assessment Instructions

You will have two chances to correctly answer each question. Please be aware that by clicking on the circle to the left of your desired response, you are submitting that response to be graded by the system. If you are not prepared to have your response to a particular question submitted to the system, do not select any of the answers.

If you fail to answer the question correctly on your first attempt, you will be given the link to the reference where additional information can be found on that particular question. Clicking on the link will open this resource in a new window/tab. When you are ready to provide your second response to the question, please select the “Retry” button, and then proceed to select the answer that you believe is correct.

Following a correct response or your second response to a question, whichever comes first, you will select the “Next” button to advance to the next question. You can review previous questions by selecting the “Previous” button, however you will be unable to modify your answer if you have already provided 2 responses to that particular question.

This activity consists of 10 questions; successful completion will result in earning 2 Points of ABP MOC Part II Credit.

Step 4 - Launch and Complete Assessment

To watch the video and complete the self-assessment simultaneously, we recommend opening the video in a new window or a new tab within your internet browser.

  • The following link is designed to open in a new tab when you click on it: https://youtu.be/kb5Ua3oUtnU.
  • Once you have the video opened in a new tab/window, you should be able to watch the video and then select pause when it comes time to answer the questions.
  • After pausing the video, return to the other tab/window within your internet browser and select the “Start Quiz!” button. After beginning the assessment, you will be able to easily toggle between the assessment tab/window and the video tab/window.

Please be advised that once you begin the quiz questions, you cannot save your progress. Do not close your browser, as your work will be lost.

If you do not achieve a score of 80% or higher, you have the option to re-test by going back to this page. Please feel free to send any questions/comments/concerns to Elizabeth Dawson.