Upcoming Webinars

Tips for Success: Putting Your Best Foot Forward

in an Internship and Beyond

Tuesday July 12

12-1PM

1 CHES Credit/1 CPH Credit Available

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Presented By

            

                                                                           Emily Iamarino, MPH                                                          Jamie Zelig, MPH



Description:

The professional world is becoming increasingly competitive for early-career individuals and is constantly evolving, making professional development more important than ever before in being successful and achieving career goals. Best practices in areas of professionalism are always changing, making it critical for all professionals, despite their level of experience, to continually develop their skills and knowledge.

This webinar will give students and early-career individuals insight into professionalism in utilizing networks, determining company culture fit, and communication skills to further enhance their professional development and achieve success in internships and beyond.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Gain an understanding of how professional organizations can help you reach your goals.
  • Use conscious mirroring in the workplace to enhance professional development skills.
  • Understand the professional communication skills needed to develop appropriate emails and texts.
  •  Develop the oral and written communication skills necessary for transitioning from intern to professional.


PAST WEBINARS

Insights & Resources to Improve the Uptake of the MenB Vaccine Among Adolescent & Young Adult Populations

Thursday June 16

12-1PM

1 CHES Credit/1 CPH Credit Available


Description:

This presentation will utilize the Social Ecological Model as a guiding framework to highlight various factors that influence Meningitis B vaccination. Insights from a mother who lost her daughter to Meningitis B before a vaccine was available in the United States will share insights from both her personal experience and clinical perspective as a Registered Nurse. This presentation will conclude with novel resources and strategies to overcome common barriers to MenB vaccination in public health practice including a meningococcal disease vaccination algorithm for health care providers and a Meningitis Student Hub for peer health educators and student populations.

Learning Objectives: 

•  Participants will be able to understand the difference between ACIP MenB and MenACWY vaccination recommendations.     

•  Participants will obtain tools and resources to overcome common barriers to MenB vaccination in public health practice.

•  Participants will be able to support Meningitis B public health interventions through receiving new resources.


Speaker Bio:  Patti Wukovits is a Registered Nurse and Executive Director of the Kimberly Coffey Foundation. After losing her 17-year-old daughter Kimberly to Meningitis B in 2012, Patti formed the Foundation in her daughter’s name to improve awareness of meningococcal disease and the vaccines available to help prevent it. As a prominent advocate of meningitis prevention, she has shared her story with thousands of healthcare providers, policymakers, school administrators, and students around the world and played a critical role in the passing of New York State’s meningococcal disease vaccination law in 2016. Patti currently serves on the policy and advocacy committee of the New York State Public Health Association. Her Foundation partnered with the Emily Stillman Foundation in 2017 to launch the Meningitis B Action Project, a nationwide disease awareness and advocacy initiative. Patti lives on Long Island, NY, with her husband John. In addition to Kimberly, she has three children, son Chris, stepson John, and stepdaughter Jaclyn.  Patti holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Chamberlain University.



Additional webinars to be announced soon.

Do you have an interesting topic, research or best practice to share?  Click here to download a copy of our webinar presenter application.  Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis as we continuously seek to host a variety of webinars that meet the needs and interest of our network.

 

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