Sept. 22, 2010 - Now available for on-demand viewing! Pertussis webinar featuring Mark Sawyer, MD, pediatric infectious disease specialist and professor of clinical pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Sawyer is a distinguished member of the federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and President of the California Immunization Coalition (CIC).
View Webinar Now (WMV) (1 hour, including recorded Q&A session)
Download participant pertussis questions answered after live event (PDF 109KB) (Q&A document, 6 pages)
Download PPT slide handouts (PDF 590KB) (15 pages)
Recommended for physicians and allied health care personnel in clinical practice, particularly:
- Physicians Assistants
- Nurse Practitioners
- Family practice physicians
- Community clinics
- Adult medicine physicians
This 1 hour presentation, originally debuted on September 2, 2010, provides the latest information on California's 2010 pertussis epidemic including epidemiological distribution and vulnerable populations along with a detailed review of California's expanded recommendations for immunizing children and adults.
Participants will learn how to:
- recognize pertussis disease for early intervention
- get appropriate diagnostic testing
- deliver effective treatments for at-risk patients
- reduce disease transmission and
- explain Tdap and DTaP recommendations to your patients and community
This webinar is cosponsored by the California Immunization Coalition.