E1 To demonstrate appropriate protection (Tdap) Against Pertussis In Adults

Tuesday, March 29, 2011: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
International Ballroom - West
Presenters in this workshop will discuss local and state-wide efforts to promote and provide Tdap vaccine to adults. Effects of “cocooning” vaccination of adults to protect infants and children will be discussed.
Abigail Shefer

2:00 PM
"Cocooning" the Entire State of Nevada to Prevent Pertussis In Newborns and Young Infants
Kathie Lloyd, MSN, RN, CNM, CNS, Immunization Special Projects Manager, Nevada State Health Division
2:20 PM
Local Strategies to Promote Tdap for Adults
Denise Stinson, RN, MN, Public Health Nurse Epidemiologist, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department; Cindy Smith, RN, BSN, Immunization Program Coordinator, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
2:40 PM
Tdap Coverage Rates During a Major Pertussis Outbreak: Results From a Cross-Sectional Survey of Adults In San Diego County
Kathyrn McAuliffe, MPH; Wendy Wang, MPH; Michelle Rubio; Mark Sawyer, MD, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, San Diego Immunization Partnership, Department of Pediatrics, UCSD; K. Michael Peddecord, DrPH; Karen Waters-Montijo, MPH
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