Webinar: DOH COVID-19 Vaccine Safety * December 17th, Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Webinar: DOH COVID-19 Vaccine Safety * December 17th, Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Washington State Department of Health will be hosting a Vaccine Safety Webinar on December 17th, 12:00-1:00 pm PDT.  We are encouraging all SNFs, ALs, HCBS Providers to sign up for this webinar to help you understand the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine so you can help educate your residents, family members and staff.

About the Webinar

The webinar will cover:

  • Epidemiology of COVID-19 in Washington
  • Available COVID vaccines
  • Pre-clinical trials and phases, FDA approval process, post-licensure monitoring
  • Prevention of vaccine adverse events
  • Provider-based approaches to review vaccine adverse event with patient or parent
  • Vaccine adverse events reporting
  • Vaccine safety resources

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • List at least one epidemiologic trend currently observed for SARS-CoV-2 in Washington State.
  • Explain the vaccine approval process.
  • Identify at least one method used to monitor post-licensure vaccine safety.
  • Describe available resources for vaccine safety and reporting vaccine adverse events.

Target Audience

This learning activity is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, pharmacists, residents and fellows, and medical students.

Presenters

Chas DeBolt, RN, MPH
Senior Epidemiologist for Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
Washington State Department of Health

John Dunn, MD, MPH
Medical Director for Preventive Care
Kaiser Permanente Washington

Kathy Bay, RN, CENP, DNP
Clinical, Quality, Epidemiology, and School Section Manager
Washington State Department of Health

Register HERE

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December 16, 2020