CCIC Provider Education - Times They are a Changin’: Changes in the Epidemiology of Haemophilus Influenzae
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Village Pavilion 6th Floor, Silverton Conference Room 13100 E. Colfax Ave. Aurora, CO 80011
Invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease (H flu) remains a public health concern more than 100 years after its discovery. Emily Spence Davizon, MPH, will explore the history of H flu and the most well-known type of H flu (type B or Hib), and the impact of Hib vaccines. This presentation will describe the epidemiology of the different H flu serotypes, changes in clinical syndromes associated with the introduction of Hib vaccines, as well as discuss the results of a “time of serotype” analysis conducted by the state health department. Join CCIC to learn the intricacies of changing epidemiology in the post-vaccine era.
This presentation will:
- Discuss the role of the state health department in conducting epidemiological investigations
- Describe changes in the epidemiology of Haemophilus influenzae pre and post-influenza
- Examine results of a “time to serotype” analysis
Emily Spence Davizon, MPH,is a Vaccine Preventable Disease Epidemiologist at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
Please RSVP by December 8
To attend in person:
Please register. Lunch provided with RSVP.
To participate via webinar:
For an optimal learning experience, we recommend attending this presentation in person. However, if distance or time does not allow, we welcome you to register for ReadyTalk web and audio access.