5th Annual SW Florida Immunization Workshop

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 23, 2013 -
9:00am to 3:30pm

Constructively Counteracting Anti-Vaccine Sentiment

WHEN:    Thursday, May 23, 2013

Registration: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

TIME:        9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

WHERE:   State College of Florida (SCF) at Lakewood Ranch

7131 Professional Parkway East

Sarasota, FL  34240

Keynote Speaker:  Donna Weaver, RN, MN, CDC Nurse Educator

Topics:  Vaccine Safety; Communicating the Importance of Vaccines for a Health Community including Talking with Parents who are Skeptical of Vaccines; and Vaccine Updates Related to the 2013 Childhood and Adult Immunization Schedules

Other Topics:

Reporting and Ordering Vaccines Exclusively on Florida SHOTS

Epi Updates for Sarasota and Manatee Counties as well as the region

Public and Private Partnerships with the HIV/AIDS, TB, and Hepatitis B Programs

Clinical Vaccinology

School Immunization Updates for School Year 2013-2014

Nurses will receive free - 5 Nursing Continuing Education Contact Hours

For detailed information on SCF location and campus map, open the below web link:


To register for the workshop go to:


Attached to this are the Workshop Flier, Agenda, and Driving Directions for posting and circulation at your office.

David A. Fee, M.Ed. CHES

Immunization Program

Bureau of Communicable Disease

Division of Disease Control and Health Protection

Fort Myers Field Office

2295 Victoria Avenue, Room 206

Fort Myers, FL  33901

(239) 461-6115 - Confidential FAX (239) 461-6104

5th Annual Immunization Workshop Agenda
Thursday, May 23, 2013
State College of Florida at Lakewood Ranch, Florida
Registration 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Workshop Times:  9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

8:00 AM – 8:55 AM -  Registration

8:55 AM – 9:00 AM – Welcome and Introductions – SCF Provost for the College of Nursing and David Fee, Immunization Program

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Donna Weaver, - CDC Nurse Educator – ACIP and Immunization Schedule Updates for Children and Adults

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM – Break

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM – Donna Weaver, CDC Nurse Educator – Impact Wakefield study has had to National Immunization Coverage goals and objectives and CDC recommendations for providers to address these challenges

11:15 – 12 Noon – Epi Update for SW Florida and Sarasota/Manatee Counties – Scott Pritchard, Regional Epidemiologist; Michael Drennon, Sarasota CHD Epidemiologist; and Carrie Harter, Manatee CHD Epidemiologist.

12 Noon – 1:00 PM – LUNCH, Vendor Displays and Nursing Lab tours

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Review of Clinical Vaccinology Course/Miami Program – Joan Surso

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM – Florida SHOTS Updates including the National Immunization Program Vaccine Ordering System

2:15 PM –  3:00 PM - Opportunities for public and private partnerships as it relates to the Immunization, STD, HIV, Hepatitis, and TB programs.  – Speaker Valentino Clark/Greg Shupp

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM - School Immunization Guidelines Updates and DH Form documentation.  – David Fee and Lori Wright

3:15 – 3:30 PM – Closing Remarks and raffle –  Workshop Planning Committee members

State College of Florida (SCF) at Lakewood Ranch
7131 Professional Parkway East
34240 Sarasota , FL
United States
27° 22' 42.4668" N, 82° 25' 21.4932" W
Florida US
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