Thursday, March 2, 2017

Webinar -- Vaccine Confidence: Key to Communicating

The Florida Department of Health Immunization Section would like to share with its partners, colleagues and the community an educational webcast and live Q&A session.

The webcast will be hosted by Sanofi Pasteur and is titled Vaccine Confidence: The Key to Communicating with Parents and Patients. Registration is required.

Topics addressed will be vaccine acceptance, hesitancy and resistance. The program goal is to increase confidence and comfort levels of health care professionals to better equip them for conversations with parents and patients. Communication techniques will be demonstrated by expert staff.

Speakers include:

  • Gary S. Marshall, MD
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    Director, Pediatric Clinical Trials Unit
    University of Louisville School of Medicine     
  • Carole H. Moloney, RN, MSN, CPNP
    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
    Boston Medical Center
    Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics
    Boston University School of Medicine      

 Four sessions are scheduled:

  • Tuesday, March 7, 2:00 p.m. EST
  • Thursday, March 9, 12:00 p.m. EST
  • Tuesday, March 14, 3:00 p.m. EST
  • Thursday, March 16, 1:00 p.m. EST

To register, please visit:

Feel free to distribute this information to anyone who provides or has an interest in immunizations. If you have questions or need additional information regarding vaccine recommendations, please contact Dearline Thomas-Brown, MPH, BSN, RN, Executive Community Health Nursing Director for the Immunization Section at 850-245-4342.