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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.
 

2019 Webinar Series


Calendar List:

February 4th
March 12th
May 21st

 

General Session Information:

 

Pneumococcal Disease and Vaccines for Adults
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 12-1 pm
Presentation by Almea Matanock, MD, MS, Division of Bacterial Diseases (DBD), CDC/NCIRD

Dr. Matanock from CDC will discuss pneumococcal disease manifestations; discuss the pneumococcal vaccines currently available in the U.S.; review the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations for pneumococcal vaccine use among adults; share tools and resources for providers; discuss pneumococcal disease trends in the U.S.; present case studies for discussion; and host a question and answer session.

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2019 Childhood Catch-Up Immunization Schedule
(March 12, 2019)
Presentation by Tina S. Objio, BSN, MSN, RN, CDC/NCIRD, Nurse Educator

Ms. Objo from CDC will review the Childhood Catch-up schedule.  She will provide an overview of how the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations are created; discuss background information on Childhood Immunizations Schedule; share tools and resources that providers may use to assist when evaluating children that are "behind" on immunizations; present case studies for discussion; and hold a question and answer session.

For a list of resources, please contact hhsiz@mt.gov.

 

Vaccine Hesitancy and Your Patients
(February 4, 2019)
Presentation by Jay Rosenbloom, MD, PhD, Boost Oregon

Jay Rosenbloom, MD, PhD, from Boost Oregon, a pediatrician for over 20 years, will share his approach with vaccine-hesitancy. He will discuss how his approach changed over time from ineffective to very effective; provide a summary of scientific literature as to where parents get their vaccination information and what changes their minds; provide context as to why parents are vaccine-hesitant; discuss parents’ perceptions of risk; and host a question and answer session.

For a copy of the slides, please contact hhsiz@mt.gov.

  


 

2018 Webinar Series

#1 General Best Practice Guidelines for Immunizations

General Best Practice Guidelines for Immunization

Presented by Andrew Kroger, MD, MPH, Medical Officer with CDC/NCIRD

Dr. Andrew Kroger from CDC will the review general recommendations made by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). He will present on timing of spacing of vaccines; contraindications and precautions; preventing adverse reactions; vaccine administration; vaccine storage and handling; altered immunocompetence; and question and answer session.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 1.25 contact hours are available for the course until February 14, 2019.

Recorded session is now available:  https://education.mmaoffice.org/

For a copy of the slides, please contact hhsiz@mt.gov.

 

#2 Meningococcal Vaccines and Your Adolescents

Meningococcal Vaccines and Your Adolescents

Presented by Amy Middleman MD, MPH, MSEd, Adolescent Medicine, Chief, Oklahoma University Medical Center

Dr. Amy Middleman from Oklahoma University Medical Center will discuss current ACIP recommendations for meningococcal vaccines for adolescents for both the Men ACWY and Men B vaccines, explain the benefits of meningococcal vaccines for adolescents, provide best practice strategies to improve vaccination rates in clinics, and host a question and answer session.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 1.25 contact hours are available for the course until March 21, 2019.

Recorded session is now available: https://education.mmaoffice.org/

For a copy of the slides, please contact hhsiz@mt.gov.

 

#3 Influenza Update 2018-2019

Influenza Vaccine Update 2018-2019

Presented by Susan Reeser, RN, BSN, Montana Immunization Program

Susan Reeser, RN, BSN will discuss ACIP influenza vaccine recommendations for the 2018-2019 influenza season, available vaccine products, clinic resources, and host a question and answer session.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 1.25 contact hours are available for the course until March 27, 2019.

Recorded session is now available: https://education.mmaoffice.org/

For a copy of the slides, please contact hhsiz@mt.gov.

 

#4 Updates in Adult Immunizations

Updates in Adult Immunizations

Presented by David Kim, MD with CDC/NCIRD

David Kim, MD will discuss updates on immunizations for adults as recommended by the ACIP, clinic resources, and hot a question and answer session.

Due to technical issues, no recording is available for this session.

For a copy of the slides, please contact hhsiz@mt.gov.