B3 The Importance of Being Safe: What Are the Practical Implications of National Data Pertaining to Post-Vaccination Adverse Events?

This workshop will explore the recommendation regarding observing patients for 15 minutes after vaccination to prevent syncope and secondary injuries. Recent data from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System will be presented, as well as a national survey of physicians regarding their awareness of and adherence to the recommendation.
Monday, April 19, 2010: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Regency Ballroom VII
Robin Curtis
2:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:20 PM
Post Vaccination Syncope: Follow up Survey of Reports to Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)
Angela Calugar, MD, MPH, Senior Service Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Elaine Miller, RN; Alison Rue-Cover, BSN, MPH; LaTonia Alexander, MS
2:35 PM
Adherence to Recommendations to Prevent Traumatic Injuries From Postvaccination Syncope: a National Physician Survey
Christina Suh, MD, Instructor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado; Wan-Ting Huang, MD; Elizabeth Campagna, MS; Karen Broder, MD; Matthew F. Daley, MD; Lori Crane, PhD, MPH; Shannon Stokley, MPH; Allison Kempe, MD, MPH
2:50 PM
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