4319.0 Immunization and Newborn Screening: Evidence-based Priorities and Public Concerns

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 2:30 PM
The purpose of this session is to discuss research papers that describe maternal concerns associated with immunization, provider approaches toward prenatal counseling about flu immunization, and the practical implications of newborn screening. The session will conclude with a discussion about newborn screening and immunization communication to the public in the face of concerns about negative associated health outcomes.
Session Objectives: 1. Name concerns of new mothers related to immunization. 2. Define issues related to prenatal counseling about flu immunization. 3. Explain the implications of the addition of SCID to the core panel for newborn screening in the US.
Wendy Hellerstedt, MPH, PhD and Marjorie R. Sable, DrPH, MSW
Wendy Hellerstedt, MPH, PhD

2:30 PM
2:50 PM
Patient Characteristics and System-level Factors Associated with Prenatal Influenza Vaccination Counseling: Findings from the Los Angeles Mommy and Baby (LAMB) Survey
Erin Saleeby, MD, MPH, Fathima Wakeel, PhD, MPH, Jessica Chow, MPH, Luwam Semere, MD, Shin Margaret Chao, PhD, MPH, Chandra Higgins, MPH, Marian Eldahaby, Nirvi Shah, MPH, Hsin-Chieh Chang, MSPH, Cynthia Harding, MPH and Michael C. Lu, MD, MPH
3:10 PM

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Genomics Forum

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)