VICNetwork Webinar: Measles 2014 Update – Thursday, June 19, 2014 – 2pm ET / 11am PT

 Measles 2014 Update:  Clinical Presentation, Outbreaks, Vaccination Recommendations, and Patient Management

Thursday, June 19, 2014

11:00 am – 12:00 noon Pacific / 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern

OBJECTIVES:

  • Provide a brief background on measles including a description of the disease, clinical presentation, and complications
  • Outline the current status of measles outbreaks in the United States
  • Review CDC vaccination recommendations for the general public and international travelers
  • Explain the guidelines for evaluating, diagnosing and managing patients with measles
  • Highlight communication resources for doctors and other healthcare professionals and the public
  • Provide an update on the 2014 version of the National Immunization Awareness Month Toolkit

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SPEAKER:

Amy Parker Fiebelkorn, M.S.N., M.P.H

Parker-Fiebelkorn-photo_croppedAmy Parker Fielbelkorn is an Epidemiologist and subject matter expert on measles, mumps, and rubella at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  She is the principal investigator of a longitudinal study on the immunogenicity and adverse events of a third dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.  Previously she led the global review of measles among healthcare personnel, coauthored national policy recommendations for MMR vaccine, and led and supervised teams during investigations of mumps and H1N1 and responses to MERS-CoV and cholera.

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Adults Need Vaccines Too? Strategies to Increase Immunization Awareness and Vaccination Rates

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Adults Need Vaccines Too? Strategies to Increase Immunization Awareness and Vaccination Rates

Thanks to those that were able to join us on our latest Webinar: Adults Need Vaccines Too? Strategies to Increase Immunization Awareness and Vaccination Rates.  If you haven’t already provided us with some feedback, please complete the online evaluation now at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VICNetwork-03-20-14-AdultIZ

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Join Us for Next VICNetwork Webinar: March 20, 2014 2pm ET / 11am PT

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Thursday, March 20, 2014 ~ 2:00 pm ET/ 11:00 am PT

Adults Need Vaccines Too?

Strategies to Increase Immunization Awareness and Vaccination Rates

Adult vaccination rates in the U.S. are very low which means that thousands of adults are needlessly suffering illness, hospitalization, and even dying as a result of diseases that could be prevented by vaccines. Research shows that most adults are not aware they need vaccines to protect against diseases beyond influenza. A recommendation from their healthcare professional is the strongest predictor of whether adults get vaccinated.

This webinar presents evidence-based strategies and communication resources to support healthcare and public health professionals in educating and encouraging adults to get vaccinated.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe the current context of adult immunization including the CDC recommended schedule, vaccination rates, and burden of disease.
  • Provide information on recently updated Standards for Adult Immunization Practice.
  • Provide an overview of CDC research on adult immunization communication.
  • Share best practices, evidence-based strategies, and communication resources to support healthcare and public health professionals in educating and encouraging adults to get vaccinated.

PRESENTERS:

Carolyn Bridges, MD 

Associate Director of Adult Immunizations
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Services (NCIRD)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 

Aparna Ramakrishnan, MA, MSW

Senior Health Communication Specialist
Northrop Grumman for the Health Communication Science Office at NCIRD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Michelle Basket

Lead Health Communication Specialist
NCIRD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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