4209.0 Influenza

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will provide updated information on influenza epidemiology and vaccine uptake among various groups.
Session Objectives: Discuss the impact of health insurance coverage on seasonal influenza vaccine uptake Describe the Infection Proximity exposure measurement Assess the suitability for network-level measures of disease exposure for their own research Provide a real-time influenza prediction in each age group by assimilating model forecast and surveillance data Describe attitudes and understanding among obstetricians of the importance for administering seasonal influenza vaccine to pregnant women Assess the health impact of legislations that propose to provide universal access to paid sick leave in the US

Introductory Remarks
Impact of health insurance coverage on seasonal influenza vaccination rates across age groups
Meaghan Munn, MPH, Kate L. Lapane, PhD, Steven A. Cohen, DrPH, MPH, Christine Motzkus-Feagans, MPH and Jeffrey Wright, BS
How often do outpatient obstetric practices carry seasonal influenza vaccine for administration to pregnant women
Maria Carney, MD, Cathy Besthoff, RN, MHA, Yosef Dlugacz, PhD, Adiel Fleischer, MD, Nancy Copperman, MS,RD,CDN, Allison Kleiner, BS, Yvette Penner, BS, Imran Ahmed, MBBS, MPH, Ann Eichorn, MS, Marcella De Geronimo, MA, Carolyn Sweetapple, RN, MBA and Robert Silverman, MD, MS
Examining the impact of access to sick leave on influenza incidence in the workplace
Supriya Kumar, PhD, MPH, John Grefenstette, PhD, Eunha Shim, PhD, David Galloway, Hasan Guclu, PhD, Donald Burke, MD and Steve M. Albert, PhD
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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