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[IP] FW: Clinical Management of Adverse Events Following Smallpox Vacc ination: A National Training Initiative
The following is offered online. I forward it in light of last week's
discussion about smallpox.
email @ redacted
The opinions expressed are mine alone and do not necessarily represent those
of my wife who runs our house and makes more important decisions than I do.
> Subject: Clinical Management of Adverse Events Following Smallpox
> Vaccination: A National
> Training Initiative
> Public Health Training Network Satellite
> Broadcast and Webcast
> Broadcast Site
> For additional information on Smallpox:
> Prepare clinicians to recognize, report, and clinically
> manage adverse reactions to smallpox vaccination
> * Explain the rationale for smallpox vaccination
> * Define the vaccination risks
> * Recognize mild and serious vaccine complications
> * Describe diagnosis, management, and treatment
> strategies for patients with vaccine adverse events
> * Explain the procedures for adverse event reporting
> When: Tuesday, February 4, 2003
> 1:00 PM ET - 2:30 PM ET
> Where: CDC Roybal Campus, Bldg 16, Rm 1111A
> Your location may be able to receive this event via ENVISION.
> Please contact your local ENVISION facilitator or the person
> who schedules ENVISION at your location, if interested.
> Target Audience:
> * Clinical specialists, including infectious disease
> specialists, dermatologists, critical care specialists,
> neurologists, ophthalmologists, allergists, and immunologists.
> * Primary care clinicians, including emergency room
> clinicians, internists, pediatricians, and family medicine physicians
> * State and local health department staff involved in
> adverse event assessment and reporting
> Inger Damon, MD, PhD, Chief, Poxvirus Section, Division of
> Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for
> Infectious Diseases (NCID), Centers for Disease Control and
> Prevention, (CDC)
> Gina Mootrey, DO, MPH, Medical Officer, Vaccine Safety and
> Development Activity, Epidemiology and Surveillance Division,
> National Immunization Program, CDC
> Lisa Rotz, MD, Chief, Epidemiology Surveillance and Response
> Branch, Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program, NCID, CDC
> Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL),
> Public Health Foundation (PHF), and the dedicated support of
> many other organizations.
> To register and receive continuing education credits for this
> course, please visit the Training and Continuing Education
> Online website at www.phppo.cdc.gov/phtnonline.
> Questions about registration should be directed to
> 800-41-TRAIN, 404-639-1292, or email
email @ redacted When emailing a
> request, please indicate Clinical Management of Adverse
> Events Following Smallpox Vaccination in the subject line.
> Continuing Education Credits:
> Participants are encouraged but not required to register and
> evaluate the broadcast/webcast on the CDC/ATSDR Training and
> Continuing Education Online System at
> A certificate of attendance will be awarded to participants
> who complete the evaluation. Although continuing education
> credit is not available for the broadcast/webcast,
> registration and evaluation will provide valuable feedback to
> CDC. Participants will have until March 4, 2003 to register
> and evaluate the broadcast/webcast. Course numbers are listed below:
> Satellite Broadcast - SB0126
> Webcast - WC0026
> Participant registration will be open January 17, 2003. No
> site registration will be available for the broadcast/webcast.
> Satellite Broadcast/Webcast:
> Satellite Broadcast Technical Specifications:
> The broadcast will be available on C and Ku-bands and audio
> only through a toll free telephone number. Coordinates,
> audiobridge numbers and passcodes are listed at
> http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/PHTN/smallpox0204.asp. Call
> 888-232-3299 (or 877-232-1010 for the hearing impaired) and
> enter document #130027 when prompted.
> To View via Web Cast:
> The program will have a
<http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/PHTN/webcast/smallpox0129/default.asp> and will
also be available for viewing after the live > broadcast via the CDC
> Audiobridge Information
> In the event you are unable to receive the signal on program
> day, you may join by audiobridge.
> Participants will be required to provide the passcode and leader name.
> * Bridge will open at 12:45 PM ET
> * USA Toll Free Number: 888-566-5784
> * USA Toll Number: 415-228-4995
> Passcode: CDC Responds II
> Leader Name: Jo Ann Bittle
> If you have problems during your audiobridge conference, you
> may call 800-728-8232 or International callers dial 404-639-1289.
> During the broadcast, you can submit questions by
> * Phone: 800-793-8598,
> [International callers, dial 404 639-0180]
> * FAX: 800-553-6323
> [International callers, dial 404 639-0181]
> * TTY: 800-815-8152
> * [International callers, dial 404-639-0182]
> * Email: email @ redacted
> There will not be live on-air question and answer periods
> during the broadcast.
> Following the broadcast, the FAX line and email address will
> remain open for your questions. Answers to your questions
> will be posted on the CDC Smallpox Website at
> The Phone and TTY numbers are available only during the broadcast.
> Questions about the program content, please contact:
email @ redacted
> Questions about registration please call:
> Division of Professional Development and Evaluation
> Learner Support
> (404) 639-1292 or 1-800-41-TRAIN
> Email: email @ redacted
> Point of contact for this announcement:
> Sharon Hall
> (404) 639-1292
> Email: email @ redacted
> Note: This broadcast will be closed-captioned.
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