VICNetwork Webinar for August 2017 – Influenza Vaccine Recommendations for 2017-28 Season  

Register today for the next VICNetwork webinar. This year’s influenza vaccine webinar will provide a review of the 2016-17 Influenza Season and Summary of 2017-18 Influenza Vaccine Recommendations. Speakers from the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide important information about what’s new with this year’s flu vaccine recommendations along with updates on the communication plans by the CDC and resources that will help you with your national, state and local influenza vaccination education efforts.

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 Objectives:

  •  Review 2016-2017 influenza season overview and conclusions
  • Evaluate estimates for reductions of burden of disease due to vaccination, 2012-2013 (last H3N2 season with similar VE)
  • Discuss ACIP Influenza Vaccine Recommendations, 2017-2018
  • Review Flu Vaccine Supply for the 2017-2018 Flu Season
  • Discuss proper vaccine administration as a key part of ensuring vaccination is as safe as possible
  • Review Communication Goals and Objectives
  • Discuss Campaign Strategies and Campaign Elements

Speakers:

Alicia Budd, MPH, Epidemiology and Prevention Branch, Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brendan Flannery, PhD,  Epidemiology and Prevention Branch, Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jeanne Santoli, MD, MPH, Vaccine Supply and Assurance Branch, Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

JoEllen Wolicki, RN, BSN, Nurse Educator, Communication and Education Branch, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cate Shockey, JD, Seasonal Flu Vaccination Campaign Lead, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

 

 

 

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June Webinar – Preparing for National Immunization Awareness Month

Preparing for National Immunization Awareness Month

During the most VICNetwork Webinar, we introduced this year’s National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) Communication Toolkit to help prepare for #NIAM17 in August. The webinar highlighted the features and updates to the NIAM 2017 toolkit which is produced in partnership with the National Public Health Information Coalition and provides weekly themes, materials, resources and templates to promote immunization awareness across the lifespan not only in August but all year long.

Objectives: 

  • Review toolkit and key messages for National Immunization Awareness Month
  • Identify CDC web resources that can be used or adapted for use in clinical or state/local immunization digital promotions
  • Understand social media plans for #NIAM17
  • Know about successful programs that create a pro-immunization environment.

Originally aired June 28, 2017

Audio Presentation

Presentation Slides

NIAM Toolkit

CDC Resources 

 

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VICNetwork Webinar – Preparing for National Immunization Awareness Month

Preparing for National Immunization Awareness Month

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
11:00 am – 12:00 noon Pacific / 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
Please join us on Wednesday, June 28th for the next VICNetwork Webinar when we will introduce this year’s National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) Communication Toolkit to help prepare for #NIAM17 in August. The webinar will highlight the features and updates to the NIAM 2017 toolkit which is produced in partnership with the National Public Health Information Coalition and provides weekly themes, materials, resources and templates to promote immunization awareness across the lifespan not only in August but all year long.
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February Webinar – Gearing Up for National Infant Immunization Week

Gearing Up for National Infant Immunization Week

National Immunization Awareness Week (NIIW) is the annual observance that highlights the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrates the achievements of immunization programs and partners in promoting healthy communities. Please join us on February 28th to hear the latest information that will help you plan your events and activities for NIIW which will take place April 22-29, 2017.

Participants will learn about NIIW planning tools, digital communication resources, and CDC activities planned for the week. Presenters will share materials and resources available for a variety of audiences, including health care professionals and parents of young children.  Presenters will also highlight child care partnerships as one example of an approach for educating parents and child care providers about the importance of immunization during NIIW and beyond.  The Arizona Partnership for Immunization (TAPI) will share their experiences working with child care providers.Webinar Objectives

  • Understand the goals and objectives of NIIW
  • Describe NIIW planning and promotional resources and CDC educational resources for parents and healthcare professionals
  • Discuss the potential role of child care partners for promoting infant immunization
  • Describe TAPI’s experience working with child care providers

Speakers:

Jenny Mullen, MPH  Health Communication Specialist, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NCIRD/CDC)

Karin Szymanski, M.Ed
– Project Coordinator – Community Outreach, The Arizona Partnership for Immunization (TAPI)

Originally Aired February 28, 2017
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VICNetwork Webinar – Gearing Up for National Infant Immunization Week

Gearing Up for National Infant Immunization Week

National Immunization Awareness Week (NIIW) is the annual observance that highlights the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrates the achievements of immunization programs and partners in promoting healthy communities. Please join us on February 28th to hear the latest information that will help you plan your events and activities for NIIW which will take place April 22-29, 2017.
Participants will learn about NIIW planning tools, digital communication resources, and CDC activities planned for the week. Presenters will share materials and resources available for a variety of audiences, including health care professionals and parents of young children.  Presenters will also highlight child care partnerships as one example of an approach for educating parents and child care providers about the importance of immunization during NIIW and beyond.  The Arizona Partnership for Immunization (TAPI) will share their experiences working with child care providers.

Webinar Objectives
  • Understand the goals and objectives of NIIW
  • Describe NIIW planning and promotional resources and CDC educational resources for parents and healthcare professionals
  • Discuss the potential role of child care partners for promoting infant immunization
  • Describe TAPI’s experience working with child care providers

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Speakers:

Jenny Mullen, MPH  Health Communication Specialist, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NCIRD/CDC)


Karin Szymanski, M.Ed
– Project Coordinator – Community Outreach, The Arizona Partnership for Immunization (TAPI)

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