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WCLN Webinar – 2023-2024 Respiratory Virus Season Update
September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
2023-2024 Respiratory Virus Season Update
- Allen Bateman, Ph.D., D(ABMM), Director of Communicable Disease Division, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
- Erika Hansen, M.S., Virology Lead, Communicable Disease Division, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
Description of Session:
This webinar will provide a review of the 2022 – 2023 respiratory virus season and will highlight our surveillance strategies and challenges for 2023-2024, based on our expectations, for the upcoming respiratory virus season.
Additional topics that will be discussed include a background on SARS-CoV-2, influenza, and other respiratory pathogen surveillance, updates on SARS-CoV-2 and influenza vaccine strain components, updates on SARS-CoV-2 and influenza transmission globally, information about new RSV vaccines and treatments, and updates on other respiratory virus activity and surveillance programs.
A certificate of participation will be granted to each participant based on 1.0 contact hours of instruction toward credit.
This program is sponsored by the WSLH, which is an approved provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. program.
As part of the new P.A.C.E. continuing education process, please go to the ASCLS CE Organizer web site to print your P.A.C.E. certificates. You will search for the Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene programs under the “Other P.A.C.E. Programs” tab on the ASCLS CE Organizer web site. You will be asked for a code number to print the certificate. We will provide you this number during the webinar.
Please note that the deadline for receiving P.A.C.E. education credit for this webinar is September 21st, 2024.