Education Hour

CIC’s Education committee works to produce 3 Education Hours a year. If you have a topic or suggestion email us at info@immunizeca.org

School Vaccination Updates

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 – 3:00 PM

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Q & A PDF
Preseentation Slides PDF

Moderator:
Meg Dorsey, RN, BSN, PHNII
Immunization Coordinator,
Placer County Health and Human Services

Objectives:

  • Describe the rationale behind SB276 (Pan) Immunizations: medical exemptions
  • Identify available resources that may be used for immunization assessment, reporting, and medical exemption management.
  • Determine the value of tracking immunization data.
  • Formulate communication strategies for use with parents around the issue of medical exemptions.
Featured Speakers:
Joan Edelstein, DrPH, MSN, RN, PHN.,
Instructor For The School Nurse Credential program at Sacramento State University

Kristen Finch, MPH
Population Assessment Coordinator For The California Department of Public Health Immunization Branch

Featured Speakers:
Pamela Kahn, MPH, RN, NCSN.,
Coordinator for Health and Wellness at the Orange County Department of Education

Vaccine Mandates and COVID 19

Monday, August 16, 2021 – 12:00 PM PT

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Q & A PDF
Presentation Slides PDF

Moderator:
Meg Dorsey, RN, BSN, PHNII
Immunization Coordinator,
Placer County Health and Human Services
Featured Speakers:
Dorit Reiss, Ph.D., LLB.,
Law Professor,
University of California Hastings College of the Law

Communicating With Vaccine Hesitant Families: Proven Tools & Strategies

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 – 12:00 PM PT

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Q & A PDF
Presentation Slides PDF

Moderator:
Meg Dorsey, RN, BSN, PHNII
Immunization Coordinator,
Placer County Health and Human Services

Objectives:

  • Discuss how to make a strong vaccine recommendation
  • Understand how to make a “presumptive” vaccine recommendation
  • Describe how to use motivational interviewing (MI) techniques if needed
  • Review specific evidence-based communication techniques.
Featured Speakers:
Amanda Dempsey, 
Tenure Pediatric Professor
University of Denver Colorado

Families Fighting Flu: More Important Than Ever

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 – 12:00 PM PT

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Moderator:
Meg Dorsey, RN, BSN, PHNII
Immunization Coordinator,
Placer County Health and Human Services

Objectives:

  • Detail the importance of annual flu vaccination
  • Understand how personal stories can support efforts to achieve broad immunization coverage
  • Be familiar with many national and CA based resources to support efforts to fight flu
Featured Speakers:
Serese Marotta, 
Chief Operating Officer,
Families Fighting Flu

 Guest Speaker:
Nisha Gandhi,
Adult Immunization Coordinator,
California Department of Public Health, Immunization Branch
Anya Gutman,
Health Educator,
California Department of Public Health, Immunization Branch

New Vaccines: From Development to Clinical Trials and Safety Monitoring

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 – 12:00 PM PT

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Moderator:
Meg Dorsey, RN, BSN, PHNII
Immunization Coordinator,
Placer County Health and Human Services

Objectives:

  • Describe the vaccine development process
  • Detail the importance of safety monitoring process
  • Discuss the process in terms of COVID-19 vaccine development
Featured Speakers:
Nicola Klein, MD, PhD
Director,
Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center
 Guest Speaker:
Edgar Ednacot, EdM, MPH
Chief of Information and Education,
California Department of Public Health, Immunization Branch

ShotByShot - 10 Year's Strong

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 – 11:00 AM PT

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Moderator:
Meg Dorsey, RN, BSN, PHNII
Immunization Coordinator,
Placer County Health and Human Services

Objectives:

  • At the conclusion of this webinar you will know what ShotByShot.org is and how it works
  • At the conclusion of this webinar you will know the history of ShotByShot
  • At the conclusion of this Webinar you will know how to find a story on the website and how to request a story
Featured Speakers:
Ariel Loop, BSN, RN-BC, PHN
Parent Advocate,
Vaccinate California
 
Tammy, Pilisuk, MPH
Health Education,
California Department of Public Health, Immunization Branch