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The Path to a SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Archived Webinar

Around the globe, researchers and scientists are racing to find a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus. Developing a safe, effective, and affordable vaccine is already a challenging feat and developing one during a pandemic is even more challenging. Adding vaccine hesitancy presents another unique challenge to scientists, government researchers, and community leaders.  This presentation will discuss how vaccines are developed, the process for getting vaccines approved for use, and factors that contribute to vaccine hesitancy.

Guest Speakers:  Dr. Paul Offit

Learning Outcome
Learners will expand their knowledge and competence on the development of Covid-19 vaccines and the impact of vaccine hesitancy on the pandemic.

Objectives/Learner’s achievement of each objective
As a result of this educational activity, I am able to:


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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