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Perinatal COVID-19 Vaccine Initiative:
Events & Trainings

Communication Skills Training for Clinicians Discussing COVID-19 Vaccination

Length: 75 minutes

Free Continuing Education: 1.5 Social Work (through March 19, 2023) and 1.25 CME/CEU (through April 14, 2023)

This content is an asynchronous recording of "Communication Skills Training for Clinicians Discussing COVID-19 Vaccination", a training webinar that was delivered live via Zoom from December 2021 to February 2022. 

This training webinar was designed to improve the counseling skills of Massachusetts clinicians for discussing COVID-19 vaccination with ​pregnant and postpartum people, parents and caregivers of young children, and families. The training also focuses on addressing vaccine hesitancy and eliminating racial disparities in rates of COVID-19 vaccination.


MA Providers: Click HERE to be redirected

to view the recording and claim FREE Continuing Education credits!


NOTE: We are only able to provide FREE CE credits to Massachusetts clinicians at this time. If you practice outside of Massachusetts, the option to pay for credits is being considered. Credits will be awarded approximately 4 weeks after submission of participant registration information to the accrediting bodies. Thank you for your understanding!

Click here to download a PDF of the training slides



This training webinar is provided in partnership by PNQIN, MDPH, and the Center for Integrated Primary Care at UMass Chan Medical School and is part of PNQIN's Perinatal COVID-19 Vaccine Initiative. 

This program has been approved for 1.5 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. NASW-MA Chapter CE Approving Program, Authorization Number D 91239. Term of Approval ends on 03/19/2023.

The AAFP has reviewed Communication Skills Training for Clinicians Discussing COVID-19 Vaccination and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.25 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 05/15/2022 to 04/14/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


AMA/AAFP Equivalency - Providers may choose to include the following in addition to the AAFP credit statement:
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

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PNQIN has received additional CDC funding to engage hospitals, stakeholders, and educational platforms to improve provider capacity, protocol implementation and clinical-community care linkages for equitable delivery of Covid-19 vaccines to pregnant and postpartum people, parents and caregivers of young children, and families. 

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