In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), Immunize.org (IAC) will hold an interactive webinar on flu vaccination in December and beyond on Thursday, December 9, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (ET).
Speakers include Dr. Jason Goldman, ACIP liaison representative of the American College of Physicians, JoEllen Wolicki, BSN, RN, and Suchita Patel, DO, MPH, from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.
The objectives of the webinar are to:
• Discuss CDC’s new influenza surveillance tool, the Weekly National Influenza (Flu) Vaccination Dashboard and review this season’s vaccination coverage to date
• Describe the science of the safety and effectiveness of co-administering vaccines, featuring basic immunology you should understand to answer recipients’ questions confidently
• Detail practical techniques for administering multiple shots to an adult, including how to deliver two vaccines in one deltoid, which vaccines should be given in separate limbs if possible, and use of the anterolateral thigh as an injection site
Kelly L. Moore, MD, MPH, president and chief executive officer and L.J Tan, PhD, MS, chief policy and partnerships officer at the Immunization Action Coalition, will be moderating this interactive webinar. Questions will be taken during the webinar and speakers will answer your questions live. You can also send your questions ahead of time to email@example.com.
This webinar is supported by IAC and a vaccine education grant from Sanofi Pasteur.