Immunization Provider Education Series
This webinar series brings subject matter experts to discuss timely topics during the lunch hour every other month. Each webinar will feature a different guest speaker and will focus on one topic area. These webinars are free and offer attendees the opportunity to hear best practices, up-to-date information, and more. At the conclusion of the presentation attendees also have the opportunity to ask the experts questions. Participation with this series is encouraged for all those involved in immunization services.
2020 Webinar Series
General Session Information:
Session #1 Meningococcal Disease: Vaccines and Epidemiology
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 from 12-1pm
Presentation by Lucy McNamara, PhD, MS, Epidemiologist, Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Leslie Maier, President, National Meningitis Association; and Patti Wukovits, RN, BSN, Director, Kimberly Coffey Foundation and Alicia Stillman, Emily Stillman Foundation, both with the Meningitis B Action Project.
will present on the clinical presentations of invasive infection with
meningitidis, the pathogen responsible for disease, transmission, and
risk factors. She will also cover current meningococcal epidemiology in the
United States, meningococcal vaccines licensed for use in the United States,
and ACIP recommendations for vaccine use.
Leslie Maier will
share her story and resources available from the National Meningitis
Association, including a social media campaign for parents and teens, as well
as health care providers, with the focus on getting the second dose of MenACWY.
and Alicia Stillman, who each lost their young daughters to Meningitis B, will
share their stories and details on how their latest awareness initiative, the
Meningitis B Action Project, can support your own patient education efforts.
For a copy of the slides, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2019 Webinar Series