Division of Public Health Flu Update
As a result of the intense flu season Delaware is experiencing, the Division of Public Health is holding a call to update the medical community on the latest influenza activity and information. The update will be provided by the Director of the Division of Public Health, Dr. Karyl Rattay. Please share the call-in information with your key staff.
Thursday Feb. 15, at 12:15 p.m.
Phone conference line: 302-526-5475
Conference ID: 1627127#
AHEC: How HPV Causes Cancer and Why it Still Matters
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of health professionals who provide and/or promote immunizations including physicians, physician assistants and registered nurses, as well as health professions students. Continuing Education Credits are Pending.
Dr. Peter C. Angeletti, Assoc. Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Center for Virology
Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET
VICNetwork: An Interprofessional Approach to HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer Prevention Education
The Massachusetts Oral HPV Prevention Taskforce was created to build connections between medical and dental professionals to increase HPV vaccination rates, decrease HPV-related cancer, and educate both providers and patients on oropharyngeal cancers.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm EST.
Learn more here.
Get Ready for National Infant Immunization Week 2018!
NIIW is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities. NIIW is taking place from April 21 – 28, 2018. During this planning webinar, participants will learn about NIIW planning tools, digital communication resources, and CDC activities planned for the week.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
12:00 – 1:00 pm ET
New from the Immunization Action Coalition
Confronting Barriers to HPV Vaccination
Presented by the Southeast Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center and the National AHEC Organization. Low HPV vaccination rates are leaving another generation of boys and girls vulnerable to devastating HPV cancers. Vaccination could prevent most of these cancers. CDC is looking to you to make an effective recommendation for HPV vaccination when kids are 11 and 12 years old. Provided in this presentation is up-to-date information on HPV infection/disease, HPV vaccine, and ways to successfully communicate with patients and their parents about HPV vaccination. Find out how to reduce missed opportunities by recommending HPV vaccine the same way and same day you recommend other routinely recommended adolescent vaccines.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has launched a CME/CE activity supported by Merck.
Dr. Margot Savoy and Dr. Stephen Eppes both assisted in this activity’s creation.
This activity can be found here. (Free CEUs until December 1, 2017)