Canal A
Tuesday, May 11, 2004: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

A8: Improving Influenza Vaccination Coverage among Young Children

This workshop will focus on interventions aimed at increasing influenza coverage in young children. These include the use of non-traditional settings, assessing for missed opportunities and using registry-based recall methodology.
Learning Objectives: The participant should be able to state two interventions that may increase influenza coverage in young children.

Moderator:Norma J. Allred
11:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
11:15 AMInfluenza Vaccination in the Pediatric Emergency Department Setting
Dante Pappano, Sharon Humiston, Julius Goepp
11:30 AMImproving Pediatric Influenza Vaccination Rates in the Acute Care Setting
Michelle Benish, Jeffrey Topal, Marjorie Lazarre
11:45 AMMissed Opportunities for Influenza Immunization in Children with Chronic Medical Conditions
Matthew F. Daley, Jennifer Barrow, John M. Stevenson, Brenda L. Beaty, Kellyn Pearson, Lori Crane, Stephen Berman, Allison Kempe
12:00 PMCan High Rates of Influenza Immunization be Achieved in Healthy Young Children? Results of a RCT Using Registry-based Recall
Allison Kempe, Matthew F. Daley, Jennifer Barrow, Nellie Hester, Brenda L. Beaty, Norma Allred, Kellyn Pearson, Lori A. Crane, Stephen Berman
12:15 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC