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Project VCTR: Vaccine Communication Tracking & Response ARCHIVED Webinar

Project VCTR: Vaccine Communication Tracking and Response with guest speaker Joe Smyser, PhD, MSPH, CEO, The Public Good Projects. Project VCTR (pronounced “Vector”) tracks, identifies and responds to vaccine-related media conversations across the nation. Every day, our team of analysts monitor all publicly available media channels, from broadcast and blogs, to social media and news. They apply public health expertise to themes and trends observed at both the national and state level.

Learning Outcome – Learners will expand their knowledge and competence in all areas of Project VCTR (Vaccine Communication Tracking & Response).

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the themes of vaccine opposition across various media sources.
  2. Examine ways to identify and address vaccine misinformation.
  3. Recognize how information from Project VCTR can be used to inform health communications

ENDURING MATERIAL – Continue Education Credits are available for this event.  Please see below for details on what credits will be available. 


Continuing Medical Education Credits
The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity


Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours
The University at Albany School of Public Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for _1.0_ nursing contact hour(s).


Certified Health Education Specialist Contact Hours

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 1.0.  Provider ID# 99086.


Certified in Public Health Credits

This event is sponsored by School of Public Health, University at Albany, an approved provider of CPH Renewal Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.

This offering is approved for 1.0 Certified in Public Health Renewal Credit(s).

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