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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.
 

2018 Webinar Series


Calendar List:
January 31st
March 7th
September 26th
November 7th

 

General Session Information:

Instructions to access all archived webinars and nursing contact hours

Click here to access the archived webinars.
 

Session #4
Updates in Adult Immunization

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.

Skype login information: https://rtchelena.mt.gov/meet/cparry/3965Y0HZ

If you have difficulty with skype meeting, please try the skype web app option: https://rtchelena.mt.gov/meet/cparry/3965Y0HZ?sl=1 
 
If joining by skype web app or only by phone, for audio please call 406-444-4647, conference ID 1569094#.  For the PIN, please select the # button.

Session #3
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.

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

Session #2
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.

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

Session #1
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.

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

 

2017 Webinar Series

Session #1 Applying Principles of Vaccination to Vaccine Administration Best Practices

Applying Principles of Vaccination to Vaccine Administration Best Practices

Donna Weaver, RN, MN from CDC will provide healthcare personnel with an overview of principles of vaccination, how these principles apply to vaccine administration, common administration errors, and best practice strategies to prevent errors.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
1.25 nursing contact hours are available for this course through February 6, 2018.

For slides please e-mail hhsiz@mt.gov.

Additional Resource: Supplemental information and guidance for vaccination providers regarding use of 9-valent HPV

Session #2 Strategies to Communicate with Vaccine Hesitant Parents

Strategies to Communicate with Vaccine Hesitant Parents

JoEllen Wolicki, BSN, RN from CDC will present on parents’ most common vaccine concerns, best practice strategies to communicate with vaccine hesitant parents and resources for clinical staff and parents.

For slides please e-mail hhsiz@mt.gov.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
1.25 nursing contact hours are available for this course through March 28, 2018.
 

Session #3 Adolescent Immunizations: Give it a Shot!

Adolescent Immunizations: Give It a Shot!

Amy Middleman, MD, MSEd, MPH will discuss current ACIP recommendations for adolescent vaccines, explain the benefits of adolescent vaccines, and provide best practice strategies to improve vaccination rates in clinics.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
1.25 nursing contact hours are available for this course through May 30, 2018.

For slides please e-mail hhsiz@mt.gov.

Session #4 Immunization for Healthcare Personnel

Immunization for Healthcare Personnel

Sue Sebazco, RN, MBA, CIC, will present on immunizations recommended for healthcare personnel to protect themselves, their patients, and fellow staff against a number of serious diseases. In addition, Ms. Sebazco will discuss strategies for implementing voluntary and mandatory vaccinations in a healthcare facility.

For slides please e-mail hhsiz@mt.gov.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
1.25 nursing contact hours are available for this course through November 4, 2018.

Session #5 Influenza Vaccine Update 2017-2018

Influenza Vaccine Update 2017-2018

Susan Reeser, RN, BSN will present on current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices influenza vaccine recommendations, available influenza vaccine products, and clinic resources for the 2017-2018 influenza season.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
1.25 nursing contact hours are available for this course through March 31, 2018.