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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.

Jim Handsfield
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
:  <http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/PHTN/smallpox0204.asp> 
> http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/PHTN/smallpox0204.asp
> 		For additional information on Smallpox:  
> http://www.cdc.gov/smallpox
		> 
> Goal
> Prepare clinicians to recognize, report, and clinically 
> manage adverse reactions to smallpox vaccination
> 
> Objectives: 
> *	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
> 
> Faculty:
> 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
> 
> 
> Partners:
> Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL),
> Public Health Foundation (PHF), and the dedicated support of 
> many other organizations.
> 
> Registration:
> 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 
> http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/phtnonline.  
> 
> 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 
live webcast
<http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/PHTN/webcast/smallpox0129/default.asp>  and will
also be available for viewing after the live > broadcast via the CDC
website, http://www.cdc.gov/smallpox
> 
> AudioBridge
> 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.
> 
> Questions
> 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 
> http://www.cdc.gov/smallpox.
> 
> 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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