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Activity Outline
FDA Grand Rounds: The CORE Network (or How I Learned to Love Lettuce…)
January 14, 2021
Virtual
Activity Coordinator:
Devin Thomas (Devin.Thomas@fda.hhs.gov),  Rokhsareh Shahidzadeh (rokhsareh.shahidzadeh@fda.hhs.gov),  Sharron Watson (Sharron.Watson@fda.hhs.gov)
 
Series Description

The FDA Grand Rounds is webcast every other month to highlight cutting-edge research underway across the agency and its impact on protecting and advancing public health. Each session features an FDA scientist presenting on a key public health challenge and how FDA is applying science to its regulatory activities.


Lecture Description
FDA's Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation (CORE) Network was created to manage not just outbreak response, but surveillance and post-response activities related to incidents involving multiple illnesses linked to FDA-regulated human food, dietary supplements, and cosmetic products. Learn how outbreaks are investigated – find out how are they identified, what steps are taken to stop them, and how learning from these investigations can prevent them from happening again.
References
  • Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation (CORE) Network. Available: http://inside.fda.gov:9003/CFSAN/CORE/default.htm
Series Objectives
  • Discuss the research conducted at the FDA
  • Explain how FDA science impacts public health
Learning Objectives After completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Describe the mission of CORE.
  • List at least five partners with whom CORE works.
  • Explain the movement of an outbreak through the CORE Teams.
  • Give an example of a pathogen/food commodity pair.
Target Audience
This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other scientists within the agency external scientific communities.
Agenda

Lecture 1 January 14, 2021
Time Topic Speaker
12:00 - 1:00 PM The CORE Network (or How I Learned to Love Lettuce…) Stic Harris, , DVM, MPH
Continuing Education Accreditation
Jointly Accredited Provider
In support of improving patient care, FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
ICPE Credit
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit(s) for learning and change.
CME
FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CPE
This knowledge-based activity has been assigned ACPE Universal Activity Number JA0002895-0000-21-016-L04-P for 1.00 contact hour(s).
CNE
FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research designates this activity for 1.00 contact hour(s).
Requirements for Receiving CE Credit

Physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and those claiming non-physician CME: participants must attest to their attendance and complete the final activity evaluation via the CE Portal (ceportal.fda.gov). For multi-day activities, participants must attest to their attendance and complete the faculty evaluation each day. Final activity evaluations must be completed within two weeks after the activity - no exceptions.

Attention Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs: Failure to provide your correct NABP AND Date of Birth information, in the required format, may result in the loss of credit for this activity. NABP profile number should be the 6-7 digit profile number assigned by the CPE Monitor and your birth date should be in the MMDD format (e.g. 0721) Do not provide your pharmacy license number. Please click the "My Account" tab and then navigate to "Edit Contact Information" to verify that your information is correct.

Important Note regarding completion of evaluations and receiving credit
Attendees have 14 days from the last day of the activity to log in, complete the required evaluation(s) and attest to your attendance to claim credit.Physicians and nurses may then view/print statement of credit. Pharmacists should log into the CPE monitor 8 weeks after the last session of the activity to obtain their CE credit.
Disclosure

Faculty
  • Harris, Stic, , DVM, MPH, Director, CORE, FDA/CFSAN - nothing to disclose

Planning Committee
  • Dinatale, Miriam, Team Leader, Food and Drug Administration - nothing to disclose
  • Pfundt, Tiffany, PharmD, Pharmacist, FDA - nothing to disclose
  • Wheelock, Leslie, RN, MS, RN, Director, OSPD, FDA, OC, OCS, OSPD - nothing to disclose

CE Consultation and Accreditation Team
  • Bryant, Traci, M.A.T., CE Consultant, FDA/CDER/OEP/DLOD - nothing to disclose
  • Zawalick, Karen, CE Team Leader, FDA/CDER/OEP/DLOD - nothing to disclose
Registration Fee and Refunds
Registration is complimentary, therefore refunds are not applicable.
ACCME Joint Accreditation
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