Bayou B
Tuesday, May 11, 2004: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM

B4: Providers, Vaccination, and Vaccination of Providers

This workshop will focus on the role and attitude of specialists and subspecialists with respect to adult immunization. It will also provide information on the factors associated with vaccine acceptance among healthcare workers and household contacts of high risk individuals.
Learning Objectives: The participant will be able to list three factors regarding provider attitudes about patient recommendation and provider receipt of vaccines.

Moderator:Bayo C. Willis
2:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:15 PMThe Immunization Status of Influenza Vaccination Among Healthcare Workers or Household Contacts: The Results of the 2003 San Diego County Random Digit Dialing Telephone Survey
Wendy Wang, Kathe Gustafson, Robert Vryheid, Michelle Deguire, Sandy Ross, Mark H. Sawyer
2:30 PMThe Role of the Specialist in Promoting Immunizations in Adults
Earl H. Harley, Millicent D Collins, Peter Wong
2:45 PMAttitudes of Medical Subspecialists Regarding Influenza Vaccine
Matthew M. Davis, Pascale Wortley, Serigne M. Ndiaye, Sarah J. Clark
3:00 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC