COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery and Distribution: Next Steps for Kentucky

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Continuing Medical Education Information

Course Description:

This module will provide the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine related to distribution, delivery and prioritization of vaccine receipt.

Statement of Need:

The emergence of COVID-19 has created a national public health epidemic.  Vaccines for the virus are in the process of being approved under the FDA emergency use authorization.  Upon approval, Kentucky physicians will need to know how the process of distribution, delivery and administration of the vaccine.

Objectives:

At the end of this module physicians will be able to:

  • Describe plans for delivery and distribution of the vaccine in Kentucky.
  • Describe the prioritization process for receipt of the vaccines
  • Understand how to access key information
  • Be able to access the application process for participation as a vaccination provider

Disclosure:  All individuals involved in the planning and delivery of materials disclose they have nothing to disclose.

Commercial Support:  There is no commercial support associated with this activity.

Accreditation and Designation: 

The Kentucky Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Kentucky Medical Association designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience:  Physicians in the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Estimated Time to Complete:  This module will take approximately 1.0 hours to complete

Method of Participation Used:  Participants will view and listen to a recorded lecture while simultaneously viewing slides. 

Resources:

COVID-19 Vaccine Planning PowerPoint by Dr. Emily Messerli DNP, APRN

Kentucky COVID-19 Vaccination Plan FAQs 11-25-2020