Philadelphia Immunization Coalition Fall Workshop

October 30, 2019

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, and Public Health Professionals.

Learning Objectives

After attending this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand recent changes to the immunization schedule for children, adolescents and adults
  1. Review immunization recommendations for pregnant women and understand barriers to their implementation
  1. Evaluate challenges to vaccine delivery for marginalized groups including incarcerated persons, persons affected by homelessness and refugees
  1. Understand the role that sharing stories can play in vaccine communication and advocacy
  1. Understand basic vaccinology and the vaccine development process.
  1. Describe the epidemiology of Hepatitis A in Philadelphia and identify prevention strategies.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/30/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
10/30/2019 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
10/30/2019 - 4:30pm

Program Agenda

8:30 AM                                 Registration and Light Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 AM                     Welcome and agenda overview

                                                Website Introduction

                               

9:15 – 10:45                         Vaccine Schedule Updates

9:15 – 9:55 AM                     Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices: Recommendation

Updates

                                                                Speaker: Kristen Feemster, MD MPH

                                                                                Medical Director- Immunization and Acute Communicable Diseases Programs

                                                                                Philadelphia Department of Public Health

                                                                                Research Director- Vaccine Education Center, The Children’s Hospital of

                                                                                Philadelphia

9:55 – 10:35 AM  Spotlight on Maternal Vaccination: Current Recommendations and On

the Horizon

                                                                Speaker: Abike James, MD MPH

                                                                Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania

School of Medicine

Obstetrical Medical Specialist, Philadelphia Department of Public Health

10:35 – 10:45                       Q&A

10:45 – 11 AM                      BREAK

11 AM – 12 PM                    What can we learn from sharing stories

        • Jamie Schanbaum - Meningococcal Disease Survivor and Founder of J.A.I.M.E.

Foundation

        • Diane McGowan - President, MARTIN Flu Foundation

 

12 – 1 PM                              NETWORKING LUNCH

1 PM -2 PM                           Film- Maurice Hilleman: A Perilous Quest to Save the World’s Children

                                                Introduction by Charlotte Moser, Associate Director, Vaccine Education Center,

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

 

2 PM – 3:30 PM                   Hepatitis A and Challenges to Vaccine Delivery Panel

2-2:30 PM             Hepatitis A in Philadelphia

                                                Speaker: Michael Pietrowski, MPH, Outbreak Epidemiologist, Philadelphia Dept of Public Health

2:30 – 3:30 PM     Panel Discussion (Moderator- Kristen Feemster, MD MPH)

2:30 – 2:45            Establish immunization programs in prisons-

        • Sharon Bunting, BSN RN CCHP, Regional Infection Control Coordinator

Corizon (formerly PHS), Philadelphia Prison System

2:45 – 3:00            Working with the homeless community

        • Michelle Haines, BSN RN CPRP, Adult Shelter Health Supervisor

Philadelphia Health Management Corporation

3:00 – 3:15            Working with the refugee / immigrant community

Meagan Hume, MPH, Health Coordinator

HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) Pennsylvania

                                3:15 – 3:30            Discussion

 

3:30 PM                 Thank you and Adjournment

Shriners Hospital
Philadelphia, PA 19140
United States

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

 

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:

  • Jaime Schanbaum is a GSK spokesperson and will receive travel support and an honorarium from GSK for participation in this educational activity. As a spokesperson, she speaks about her experience as a meningococcal disease survivor and does not speak about or endorse any specific GSK products.

No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation and credit designation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and Philadelphia Immunization Coalition. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)

The Philadelphia Immunization Coalition (PIC) and the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing are collaborating to present the PIC Fall Workshop.  Nurses participating and completing the evaluation tool may receive a maximum of 5 nursing continuing professional development contact hours.  The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Other health care professionals

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/30/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
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