Bayou D
Thursday, May 13, 2004: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM

F6: Infant and Childhood Hepatitis B Immunization: Policies and Provider Practices

This workshop will outline practices and policies that impact delivery of hepatitis B vaccine in provider clinics and delivery hospitals. Standing orders, provider attitudes and behavior, and incentives to offer hepatitis B vaccine will be addressed.
Learning Objectives: After attending this workshop, participants should be able to list three factors that influence delivery of hepatitis B vaccine to infants and young children.

Moderator:Richard A. Schieber
2:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:15 PMKnowledge, attitudes, and practices among providers of Hepatitis B vaccine in young children
Richard A. Schieber, Hussain Yusuf, Wooten Karen
2:30 PMBirth Facility Standards of Practice for Administration of the Hepatitis B Birth Dose
Stephen Friedman, Alison E. Chi, Shirley Huie, Toby R. Keller
2:45 PMIllinois Birthing Hospital Practices with Respect to Administration of the Hepatitis B Birth Dose Vaccine and Hospital Participation in the VFC-Plus Program
Shannon Perry
3:00 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC