2022 Agenda & Presentations

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2022 Agenda & Presentations

Below is the agenda from last year.

The Public Health Preparedness Summit and Virginia Epidemiology Seminar provide a venue where participants are exposed to current information, research findings, practical tools and lessons learned from the COVID 19 response efforts to strengthen public health preparedness in Virginia. Resilience is critical when dealing with the threats. Public health professionals need to improve in their tactics and strategies while implementing best practices and lessons learned from recent threats and emergencies.

Agenda at a Glance:

Relevant presentations will be linked below upon final submission and approval from presenters.

DateTimeDay 1Room
9/27/202212:00-1:00 PMRegistrationFoyer
1:00-1:15 PMPresentation of the ColorsBallroom ABC
1:15-2:00 PMWelcome & Thank You
2:00-3:00 PMResilience (Session Handout)
3:00-4:00 PMPublic Health Workforce & Retention
4:00-5:00 PMResilience, Reframe, Re-Energize: Looking to the Future with Hope
DateTimeDay 2Room
9/28/228:00-9:00 AMProject Public Health Ready (PPHR), PPHR KickoffBallroom ABC
9:05-10:05 AMBreakout #1
Philosophical perspective and discussion on issues and experiences with the COVID Vaccination CampaignBallroom ABC
Workplace Safety & Health RegulationsBallroom F
Liability and Risk Management for the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Volunteer ProgramRoom 205
Presentation SkillsRoom 201-202
After Action Report Development WorkshopRoom 203-204
FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Capabilities Review (Unfortunately this presentation cannot be shared)Ballroom E
10:10-11:10 AMBreakout #2
Bringing Home the Bacon! An overview of lessons learned and best practices to improve your grant experienceRoom 201-202
Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) In-DepthBallroom ABC
Applying Lessons learned from COVID-19 Communications to Future Public Health Challenges Consider Your Audience: Reaching the Hesitant and Hard-to-Reach with Public Health InformationBallroom F
Equity in Public Health Response: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 and Equity MovingForwardRoom 203-204
The Public Health Response to ViolenceRoom 205
Epidemiology Special Topic Briefing: Monkeypox (Presentation material not available)Ballroom E
11:15-12:15 PMBreakout #3
Trauma Informed Care (Session Handout)Ballroom E
Utilizing Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Volunteers to Effectively Augment District OperationsRoom 201-202
Best Practice: Faith Based PartnershipsRoom 205
Epidemiology: Utilizing Data Tools and ManagementBallroom ABC
Foresight & Public Health PreparednessRoom 203-204
Recruitment and RetentionBallroom F
12:15-1:15 PMLUNCH (*Please note: If you opt out of the provided boxed lunch, you will not be able to claim per diem to purchase lunch outside of the meeting as another option and will incur the total cost of your meal).
1:15-2:15 PMBreakout #4
Widening the Health Equity Lens in VirginiaRoom 201-202
Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Procurement, But Were Afraid To Ask (Session Handout)Room 203-204
Personal Protective Equipment &Respiratory Protection Basics,CBR Training ResourcesRoom 205
Epidemiology: Case/Outbreak Investigations in the Wake of COVID: (1) Multi Drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs) in a Skilled Nursing Facility(2) Operation Allies WelcomeRoom ABC
De-Escalation Techniques (Session Handout)Ballroom F
Mass Fatality Management in the CommonwealthBallroom E
2:15-5:00PMDiscipline Specific Breakouts:
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!, Emergency Coordinator Breakout Session, EmPower DataBallroom E
EpidemiologistsBallroom ABC
Nurse Managers: Workplace Safety & HealthRegulationsRoom 203-204
Business Managers: (1) Your Authentic Leadership Model (Session Handout #1 and Session Handout #2) (2) Overview Workplace Safety Committees (3) Progressive Discipline: Steps to SuccessRoom 205
Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Coordinators: (1) Do You Need a Non-profit? (2) Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Fostering Community PartnershipsRoom 201-202
Health Directors: (1) COVID-19 Best PracticeConsiderations (2) Evolution of COVID-19 Response: From ICS to "Team of TeamsBallroom F
Virginia Epidemiology SeminarBallroom ABC
TimeDay 3
8:30 AMRegistration
9:00 AMWelcome and ‘State of Epidemiology in Virginia’
9:25 - 10:25 AMSession One
9:25 AMSalmonellosis in a 3-Year-Old Male with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy and Resultant Gastronomy Tube Dependence
9:45 AMValidation and Implementation of Real-time PCR for Detection of MTBC/MAC: Examining Impacts to Virginia’s Public Health Laboratory and Department of Health
10:05 AMMissed Opportunities: An Evaluation of Reports of Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Three Months or More From Sputum Collection for Evaluation for Tuberculosis (TB) Disease, Virginia, 2020-2021
10:25 - 10:40 AMBreak and Trivia
10:40 AM - 12:00 PMSession Two
10:40 AMDifferences between Urban and Rural Mothers in Virginia: An Analysis of 2016-2020 VA Pregnancy Risk Assessment System Data
11:00 AMResidence and Social Determinants of Health Near Hazardous Waste Sites in Virginia: Impact on Lung Cancer Clusters
11:20 AMOver-the-Counter Caution: Self-Harm Hospitalizations due to Acetaminophen Poisoning among Virginia Youth, 2016-2020
11:40 AMUsing Cluster Detection and Response to Prevent the Spread of HIV in Western Virginia, 2021
12:00 - 1:30PMLunch and Networking (**Please note: If you opt out of the provided boxed lunch, you will not be able to claim per diem to purchase lunch outside of the meeting as another option and will incur the total cost of your meal.**)
1:30 - 2:50 PMSession Three
1:30 PMSpatial Analysis of COVID-19 Incidence During the Delta (July 17-November 13, 2021) and Omicron (November 27-March 26, 2022) Waves
1:50 PMPiloting Wastewater-Based Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 Variants in Virginia, 2021 - 2022
2:10 PMDifferentiating Persistently Positive COVID-19 Cases from Sars-Cov-2 Reinfection Utilizing Laboratory Evidence, Virginia, 2020 – 2021
2:30 PMCOVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Support for Phase 1B and the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, Virginia, 2021
2:50 PMBreak and Public Health Trivia
3:05 - 3:45 PMSession Four
3:05 PMMass Rabies Exposure Event Linked to Horse Farm in Montpelier, Virginia
3:25 PMMulti-strain Shiga Toxin-Producing E. Coli Outbreak Associated with Agritourism in Loudoun County, Virginia
3:45 PMCryptosporidium Parvum Outbreak Associated with Raccoons at a Wildlife Facility
4:05 PMClosing Remarks and People's Choice Award
4:15 PMAward Presentations
4:30 PMAdjourn