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 Heather Reese, MPH, PHD, EIS Officer, Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); and
Patti Wukovits, RN, BSN, Director, Kimberly Coffey Foundation and Alicia Stillman, Emily Stillman Foundation, both with the Meningitis B Action Project
Dr. Reese will present on the clinical presentations of invasive infection with Neisseria meningitidis, the pathogen responsible for disease, transmission, and risk factors. We 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.
Patti Wukovits 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.
To join on February 5th, use the login information below:
Access Code: 197-193-749
Audio: Call 1 (877) 309-2073 (toll free) or use the Call Me feature once you login.
2019 Webinar Series