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Webinars & Videos

In addition to print materials, Immunize.org periodically records live webinars and produces or shares short educational videos related to immunization. These webinars and videos reflect current information at the time they were recorded.

December 7, 2023

Ask the Experts: Adults Who Don't Have HepB Vaccine Records

Kelly Moore answers the question: What do I do for adult patients who don’t have records of HepB vaccination, but are sure they were vaccinated?

2:18
December 7, 2023

Ask the Experts: Why Universal Adult HepB Vaccination Now?

Kelly Moore answers the question: Why should healthcare professionals focus on vaccinating adults against hepatitis B now?

1:47
December 7, 2023

Ask the Experts: Avoid Lost HepB Vaccine Records!

Kelly Moore answers the question: Adults go to many different healthcare providers over time. HepB is a vaccine series most only need once. How do we avoid the problem of lost records for adult patients we vaccinate now?

1:40
December 7, 2023

Ask the Experts: Which Adults Need HepB Vaccine?

Kelly Moore answers the question: Which adults should be vaccinated for hepatitis B?

1:17
December 7, 2023

Ask the Experts: Is Hepatitis B Screening Required Before Vaccination?

Kelly Moore answers the question: If an adult hasn’t been screened for hepatitis B infection or immunity yet, should you screen them before you decide about vaccinating?

1:31
December 7, 2023

Ask the Experts: Past HepB Vaccination, Negative Screening Anti-HBs. What Now?

Kelly Moore answers the question: Do adults who were properly vaccinated with HepB vaccine need to be revaccinated if they have a negative surface antibody (anti-HBs) result on their triple panel screening test for hepatitis B?

2:53
December 7, 2023

Ask the Experts: Nurse’s Anti-HBs Was Positive, Now Negative: Does She Need HepB Vaccine?

Kelly Moore answers the question: I’m a nurse who received the HepB series more than 10 years ago and had a positive hepatitis B surface antibody (or, anti-HBs) follow-up titer (measured at 10 mIU/mL, or greater). At present, my titer is negative. What should I do now?

1:36
December 7, 2023

Ask the Experts: HepB for Healthcare Workers

Kelly Moore answers the question: Which people who work in healthcare settings need hepatitis B vaccine?

1:40
December 7, 2023

Ask the Experts: Hepatitis B Infection Diagnosed After Vaccination

Kelly Moore answers the question: A healthy young adult patient who received the HepB vaccine series before college recently had a triple panel screen for hepatitis B virus infection and discovered that he had chronic hepatitis B. Did the vaccine fail? What do I tell the patient?

1:42
December 6, 2023

Ask the Experts: Polio Vaccination of Adults

Kelly Moore answers the question: How did ACIP alter its recommendations for polio (IPV) vaccination of unvaccinated or incompletely vaccinated adults in June 2023?

2:23
October 27, 2023

How to Administer Multiple Intramuscular Vaccines to Adults During One Visit

October 27, 2023

Addressing Vaccination Anxiety: Strategies for Healthcare Professionals

October 27, 2023

Using Enhanced Screening Checklists for Contraindications to Vaccination

October 27, 2023

Addressing Vaccination Anxiety for Infants: Strategies for Vaccine Recipients and Caregivers

October 27, 2023

Fainting Related to Vaccination: What You Need to Know

October 27, 2023

Addressing Vaccination Anxiety for Children: Strategies for Vaccine Recipients and Caregivers

June 22, 2023

Ask the Experts: Safety of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in children

Kelly Moore answers the question: What do we know about the safety and effectiveness of Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in the youngest children?

3:20
May 26, 2023

Ask the Experts: Fertility and COVID-19 Vaccination

Kelly Moore answers the question: Can COVID-19 vaccination lead to fertility problems?

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May 24, 2023

Ask the Experts: MenACWY Given at Age 10. Revaccinate at 11, or Not?

Kelly Moore answers the question: If a child without any high-risk conditions received a dose of meningococcal ACWY, or menACWY vaccine (brand names Menactra, MenQuadfi, or Menveo) at age 10 years, does the child need to be revaccinated at age 11–12 years?

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May 23, 2023

Ask the Experts: Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine for Mature First Year College Students

Kelly Moore answers the question: Several healthy adult college students from outside the U.S. (ages 24 years and older) presented to our clinic. They will be living in a residence hall. None have a record of having received vaccination against meningococcal ACWY disease. Should they receive a dose of MenACWY now?

1:06
May 23, 2023

Ask the Experts: Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine for College Students

Kelly Moore answers the question: Should college students be vaccinated against meningococcal disease with MenACWY vaccine?

1:07
May 23, 2023

Ask the Experts: Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine Schedule

Kelly Moore answers the question: What is the schedule for Meningococcal ACWY, or MenACWY, vaccine?

1:39
May 23, 2023

Ask the Experts: Four Doses of Polio Vaccine before Age 4. Booster Needed?

Kelly Moore answers the question: A 4-year-old’s vaccine records show that she had four doses of inactivated polio vaccine, or IPV, given at 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, and age 2 years. Should she have a booster dose?

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May 23, 2023

Ask the Experts: Minimum Interval When Repeating Expired Live Vaccine Dose

Kelly Moore answers the question: An expired dose of measles-mumps-rubella-and-varicella vaccine, also known as MMRV was given to a patient. We assume that the repeat dose should be given in three months because the spacing between doses of a combination vaccine depends on the longest minimum interval of a component (in this case the varicella vaccine component). Is this correct?

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May 23, 2023

Ask the Experts: Live Vaccines for Contacts of Cancer Patient

Kelly Moore answers the question: I have a healthy 5-year old patient whose close household contact (her mother) is immunocompromised due to cancer chemotherapy. Can I administer live vaccines to the healthy child?

3:18
May 9, 2023

Ask the Experts: COVID-19 Vaccine “Up to Date”

Kelly Moore answers the question: How does CDC define being “up to date” on COVID-19 vaccination?

1:03
May 9, 2023

Ask the Experts: Pneumococcal Vaccination at Age 65

Kelly Moore answers the question: My patient just turned 65 and has never had a pneumococcal vaccine. What are my options now?

1:02
May 9, 2023

Ask the Experts: Who Should Receive MenB Vaccine?

Kelly Moore answers the question: Who is recommended to be vaccinated against meningococcal B disease?

1:48
May 9, 2023

Ask the Experts: COVID-19 Vaccine Dose for Almost-12-Year-Old?

Kelly Moore answers the question: My patient turns 12 years old later this month. Should they get the lower-dose Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech primary series vaccine formulation approved for age 11 years now or wait and get the higher dose primary series products authorized at age 12?

1:13
May 9, 2023

Ask the Experts: Combination Vaccines and Catch-Up Vaccination

Kelly Moore answers the question: Can combination vaccines be used with children who have fallen behind with their vaccinations? If so, what schedule should we follow?

1:22
May 9, 2023

Ask the Experts: Vaccination of Patients on Steroids

Kelly Moore answers the question: Should vaccines be withheld for patients on steroids?

2:02
May 9, 2023

Ask the Experts: Doses of DTaP Needed to Protect a Baby from Pertussis

Kelly Moore answers the question: How many doses of pediatric diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis, or DTaP, vaccine does an infant need before she or he is protected from pertussis?

1:53
May 9, 2023

Ask the Experts: Drawing Up Vaccine Doses in Advance

Kelly Moore answers the question:
Is it okay to draw up vaccines at the beginning of the shift/ If it isn’t, how much in advance can this be done?

1:23
May 9, 2023

Ask the Experts: Vaccination after COVID-19 Illness

Kelly Moore answers the question: Should people who have had COVID-19 illness be vaccinated?

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April 21, 2023

Ask the Experts: Use Same Brand of MenB for All Doses

Kelly Moore answers the question: I know the primary series of meningococcal B vaccine (or MenB) should use the same brand for all doses. Does that also apply to booster doses?

1:21
April 6, 2023

Ask the Experts: COVID-19 Vaccines during Pregnancy

Kelly Moore answers the question: Are COVID-19 vaccines recommended during pregnancy?

1:46
April 6, 2023

Ask the Experts: Vaccination If Infected with COVID-19

Kelly Moore answers the question: What should be done if a patient scheduled for vaccination is exposed to COVID-19 or is isolated for suspected or confirmed infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19?

1:55
April 6, 2023

Ask the Experts: Answer Parent Concerns about HPV Vaccination

Kelly Moore answers the question: Some parents resist HPV vaccination of their 11- and 12-year-olds because they are not sexually active. How should I counter this position?

1:27
April 6, 2023

Ask the Experts: Pregnancy and Flu Vaccine

Kelly Moore answers the question: Is influenza vaccination recommended during pregnancy?

1:15
March 31, 2023

Ask the Experts: Alternative Schedules

Kelly Moore answers the question: Some parents are requesting that we space out their infant’s vaccinations because they are concerned that receiving multiple vaccinations at a single office visit might overwhelm the infant’s immune system. What do you think about using alternative schedules?

1:55
March 28, 2023

Ask the Experts: Late Season Influenza Vaccination

Kelly Moore answers the question: How late in the season can I vaccinate my patients with influenza vaccine?

1:17
March 28, 2023

Ask the Experts: Contraindication versus Precaution

Kelly Moore answers the question: What is the difference between a contraindication and a precaution?

1:36
March 28, 2023

Ask the Experts: Acute Illness and Vaccination

Kelly Moore answers the question: We frequently see patients who are febrile or have an acute illness and are due for vaccinations. We are uncertain if we should withhold the vaccines or not. What do you advise?

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Vaccine Hesitancy and Autism: A Family's Story
December 13, 2021

Vaccine Hesitancy and Autism: A Family’s Story

In this video from the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, a parent of a child with autism shares her family’s story of educating themselves on vaccine safety and addresses additional concerns present in the Hispanic community.

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March 16, 2020

Do Vaccines Cause Autism?

Paul A. Offit, MD, of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses common concerns related to vaccines and autism and reviews some of the scientific studies.

February 14, 2019

How Do Vaccines Help Babies Fight Infections?

In this How Vaccines Work series video, baby Jack and his parents find out how vaccines help train your baby’s immune system to help prevent disease.

November 15, 2017

Getting Parents to Yes! Vaccine Conversations that Work for Providers and Parents

Drs. Humiston, Boonstra, and Savoy share their best practices for effective recommendations, educating parents about the HPV vaccine, and how to handle a parent decline or delay.

August 11, 2015

Is the Aluminum in Vaccines Safe?

From the Vaccine Education Center (VEC), Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. Paul A. Offit discusses why aluminum is in vaccines and the safety of those small amounts.

August 11, 2015

Is There Mercury in Vaccines?

Paul A. Offit, MD, explains the different types of mercury and how they are processed in the human body. From the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

November 28, 2014

Shot of Confusion

In this CBC “Marketplace” special report, two moms go undercover with hidden cameras and visit five homeopaths in Toronto and Vancouver. They are told vaccines cause autism and that vaccine-preventable diseases are unusual and harmless. The moms are encouraged not to vaccinate their infants. (Canadian Broadcasting Corp.)

January 19, 2014

Vaccines Don't Cause Autism: Healthcare Triage #12

There is almost no topic in health and health policy that immediately polarizes people more than the idea that vaccines cause autism. Even though the original big paper on this topic came out at the end of the last century, the anger this causes is still raw and potent. But there is a very, very large amount of research showing that vaccines and autism are unrelated.

January 28, 2013

Vaccines and the Autism Myth (Part 1)

The infamous Wakefield study kickstarted the Autism Myth, but many studies have since shown that there is no link between the MMR vaccine and autism. Find out how it all got started. Rishi is a pediatric infectious disease physician and works at Khan Academy.

January 28, 2013

Measles Is Beatable. Please Vaccinate Your Children

Aaron Carroll, MD, professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, produces videos at Healthcare Triage about healthcare issues. In this video, he describes the measles outbreak in Clark County, WA, how it spread, the seriousness of measles, and the importance of vaccination.

March 7, 2003

Dr. Handy's Corner: Do Vaccines Weaken My Baby's Immune System?

Ever wonder whether vaccines weaken a baby’s immune system? Dr. Lori Handy says, “The short answer is, absolutely no” and goes on to explain why.

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