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Notice to Readers: Satellite Broadcast on Immunization

Immunization Update 2001, a live interactive satellite broadcast, will be held Thursday, September 20, 2001, from 9--11:30 a.m. eastern daylight time with a repeat broadcast from 12--2:30 p.m. This broadcast will provide up-to-date information on the changing field of immunization. Topics include pneumococcal conjugate vaccine; influenza vaccine (including vaccine supply and recommendations for the 2001--02 influenza season); national shortage of tetanus and diphtheria toxoids; meningococcal vaccine; hepatitis B vaccine for adolescents; global polio eradication; and recent vaccine safety issues. Both broadcasts will feature a question and answer session in which participants nationwide can interact with the course instructors via toll-free telephone lines. Continuing education credits will be offered for a variety of professions based on 2.5 hours of instruction.

This broadcast has been designed for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, medical students, and others who provide immunizations and counsel patients about immunization. Online registration information is available at <> or by fax, telephone (888) 232-3299 or (877) 232-1010 and request document number 130024 (for sites) or number 130021 (for individual registration). Questions about the broadcast should be directed to Craig Wilkins, telephone (404) 6398799, or email For questions about registration, call (800) 418-7246 (800 41[TRAIN]).

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