HPV Vaccine Provider Course – Free Online Continuing Credit – ends April 15, 2017

WithinReach, in partnership with Cardea and the Washington State Department of Health is excited to announce a new, continuing education course You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention. This free, hour-long HPV vaccine provider education course is designed for physicians, pharmacists, advanced practice clinicians, nurses, and other staff who work with children, adolescents and their parents in primary care settings.

Provider-Focused Distance Learning Course

Research shows that clinicians underestimate the value parents place on the HPV vaccine and that one of the top 5 reasons cited by parents for not vaccinating is because the vaccine was not recommended. This course helps providers frame the HPV vaccine conversation, encourages providers to make a strong vaccination recommendation and offers responses for the most common concerns and questions held by parents. Earn credit for free and learn tips for recommending the HPV vaccine to children, adolescents and their parents!

For more information please see the flyer here: http://www.cardeaservices.org/documents/elearning/HPV_course_flyer.pdf

Register for the free course @ http://www.cardeaservices.org/resourcecenter/you-are-the-key-to-hpv-cancer-prevention

 

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Join Us to Learn About Health Literacy! – May 6-8, 2015 – Southern California

Join Us to Learn About Health Literacy!

Only 12% of the US adult population are proficient in health literacy – learn how to communicate your messages to the other 88%.Register today for IHA’s 14th Annual Health Literacy Conference on May 6-8, 2015 in Southern California. Earn 21 continuing education credits, network and make in impact with tools you will learn. For details and to register please visit www.iha4health.org.

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2015 Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases course, commonly known as the Pink Book training on September 16-17, 2015 in Tacoma, WA

The Pink Book Training is a live, two-day comprehensive review of immunization principles, as well as vaccine-preventable diseases and the recommended vaccines to prevent them. The course will feature the most up-to-date immunization information from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) presented by faculty from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. The course offers 14 CE’s for a variety of health care professionals.

WithinReach hosted this course back in 2011 and it was so successful that we sold out with over 400 attendees. We’d love to see this great of a turnout again and we need your help in letting potential attendees learn about the conference. This year we are also thrilled to offer a selection of free pre-course workshops, on Tuesday, September 15th on topics including HPV, vaccine hesitancy, and the WA State Immunization Information System.

For more information on the Pink Book Course please visit http://www.withinreachwa.org/get-involved/events/the-pink-book-course/

To register for the Pink Book Course or the Pre-Course Workshops please visit:  www.cdc2day.eventbrite.com.

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A New Campaign to Protect Babies from Whooping Cough: Resources for National Infant Immunization Week and Beyond

The archived recording of our latest webinar is now available.

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A New Campaign to Protect Babies from Whooping Cough: Resources for National Infant Immunization Week and Beyond

Originally aired: March 4, 2015

Download presentations slides – PDF format

Listen/view recorded Webinar  – mp4 format (Please be patient while file loads)

Resource link mentioned during call – Clear Communication Index

This webinar provided a background on National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW); highlighted CDC resources available to help plan NIIW events; reviewed the recommendation for Tdap vaccination during the 3rd trimester of every pregnancy; shared findings from CDC research about Tdap vaccine during pregnancy, including how those research findings have informed our communication efforts; and discussed how to access and share educational materials available from CDC.

Featured Speakers

Jenny Mullen
Lead for the Childhood Immunizations Communication Team
NCIRD’s Health Communication Science Office

Allison Kennedy Fisher
Health Communications Specialist
CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

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