Philadelphia Immunization Coalition Fall Workshop
Physicians, Nurses, and Public Health Professionals.
After attending this program, participants will be able to:
8:30 AM Registration and Light Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 AM Welcome and agenda overview
9:15 – 10:45 Vaccine Schedule Updates
9:15 – 9:55 AM Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices: Recommendation
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
9:55 – 10:35 AM Spotlight on Maternal Vaccination: Current Recommendations and On
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.
- 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
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.
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.
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.
- 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