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Vaccine Hesitant Parents & Patients - New Mental Models for an Age-Old Problem

Total Credits: 1.25 including 1.25 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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MAOPS - Missouri
Jeff Davis, DO |  Sharon Humiston MD, MPH, FAAP
1 Hour 16 MInutes
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The age-old battle of misinformation and vaccine hesitancy and specific vaccines.

Learning Objectives:
·    Provide patients with the most up-to-date vaccines.
·    Convey the importance of vaccinations.
·    Relate to parents and apply alternative schedules where requested.
·    Identify technological resources to help with vaccine scheduling. 

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1.25 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Planning Disclosure:
The MAOPS Education Planning Committee members, with the exception of Jack Bragg, DO and Chris Wolf, DO disclose that they have no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.  Jack Bragg, DO discloses he received a speaker’s fee for speaking at an American College of Osteopathic Internists meeting.  Chris Wolf, DO discloses he received a speaker’s fee by Anthrex, Inc. as faculty of an ultrasound presentation.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.




Jeff Davis, DO's Profile

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Dr. Jeff Davis practices in Memphis, Missouri.  He is the Chief Medical Officer and staff family medicine physician for Scotland County Hospital.  In addition, he keeps busy as Coroner for Scotland County and as a staff physician for Scotland County Care Center and Residential Care Facility and Memphis Medical Services, a federally qualified hospital-based rural health clinic.  Throughout his career he has been providing well woman, obstetrics and adolescent care and continues to deliver babies.  Dr. Davis serves the profession passionately.  He is a past president of MAOPS and has served on every committee in the organization.  He continues to serve as Education Co-Chair, and as a member of the Finance & Audit Committee, Leadership Development Committee, and Legislative and Regulatory Committee. He is an AOA Delegate for Missouri and continues to stay active in the Northeast District.  Dr. Davis is a graduate of ATSU-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed his residency at Southern Illinois University Quincy Family Practice in Quincy, Illinois. Dr. Davis is board certified in Family Medicine.  

Dr. Davis discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Sharon Humiston MD, MPH, FAAP's Profile

Sharon Humiston MD, MPH, FAAP Related seminars and products: 1

Sharon Humiston, MD, MPH, FAAP is in practice at Children’s Mercy Hospital in the Emergency Medical Services Group in Kansas City, Missouri.  She is also Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine and is Associate Director for Research for the Immunization Action Coalition.  Dr. Humiston earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo and then completed a master’s in public health at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry in Rochester, New York. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics.

Dr. Humiston discloses that she has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with Pfizer Foundation related to grant and research support and a relationship with the Academic Pediatric Association through a CDC grant. 

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