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

F5: Smallpox Preparedness: Efforts at the State and National Levels

The workshop will discuss factors influencing individual and organizational participation in civilian smallpox preparedness activities, adverse events after vaccination among contacts, and novel approaches to vaccination tracking.
Learning Objectives: After attending this workshop, participants should be able to describe factors influencing participation in smallpox preparedness activities.

Moderator:Ray Strikas
2:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:15 PMFactors Related to the Formation of Smallpox Response Teams in US Hospitals
Alex R. Kemper, Anne E. Cowan, Pamela Ching, Matthew M. Davis, Emily J. Kennedy, Sarah J. Clark, Gary L. Freed
2:30 PMSmallpox Clinics: How Technology Can Aid The Clinician
Nancy A. Click, Laurie Dietsch
2:45 PMPhysician Willingness to Participate in Future Smallpox Pre-Event Vaccination Efforts
Alex R. Kemper, Anne E. Cowan, Pamela Ching, Sarah J. Clark
3:00 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC