CIC Education Hour
California Immunization Coalition Education Hour:
Hepatitis B Education and Immunization: Liver Cancer Prevention Begins at Birth
Tuesday, February 26, 2013~ 12 noon- 1:00 pm Pacific
The topic of discussion will be Perinatal Hep B and our speakers will look at the current status of Perinatal Hep B immunization issues, including implementation of the birth dose by hospitals and approaches to educating high risk populations on the importance of the vaccine.
Celia Bird, MS, NP-C
Perinatal Hep B Program Coordinator
California Department of Public Health, Immunization Branch
Chrissy Cheung, MPH
Perinatal Research Coordinator
Asian Liver Center at Stanford University
By the end of the call, participants will be able to:
- To understand the risks and risk factors of chronic hepatitis B infection, the importance of infant/childhood immunization and the barriers to effective prevention in the clinical setting.
- To understand the goals of the California Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program (CA PHPP) and the role it plays in perinatal hepatitis B prevention in collaboration with local health jurisdictions, hospitals and clinicians.
- To understand and identify the educational resources available for hepatitis B education from the CDPH and the Asian Liver Center at Stanford University.
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