National Immunization Conference (NIC) will be held September 29-30, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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National Immunization Conference (NIC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced that the National Immunization Conference (NIC) will be held September 29-30, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mark your calendars now–this exciting meeting will bring together local, state, federal and private-sector immunization partners to look at a wide range of issues related to immunization and vaccine-preventable disease.  The NIC offers the opportunity to meet immunization experts and practitioners from throughout the nation and beyond, and to talk with them about what they are doing, what is working, and what may be in the planning stages.

The conference this year will be smaller in scale than previous NIC meetings, with conference attendance limited to approximately 800 people, so early registration is strongly encouraged.  The two-day conference will highlight communications with partners and the general public, issues related to the immunization of adults, current status of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States, global immunization, HPV vaccine communication, science and safety, advances in information technology, improving vaccine management and accountability, and quality improvement in vaccine programs.  This is a great opportunity to spread the word about what we are doing in California!

For more on the 2014 NIC

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/nic/index.html

For registration and lodging information

Draft conference agenda

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Measles 2014 Update: Clinical Presentation, Outbreaks, Vaccination Recommendations, and Patient Management

Originally aired: June 19, 2014

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This webinar provided a brief background on measles including a description of the disease, clinical presentation, and complications; outlined the current status of measles outbreaks in the United States; reviewed CDC vaccination recommendations for the general public and international travelers; explained the guidelines for evaluating, diagnosing and managing patients with measles; highlighted communication resources for doctors and other healthcare professionals and the public; and provided an update on the 2014 version of the National Immunization Awareness Month Toolkit.

Featured Speaker:

Amy Parker Fiebelkorn, M.S.N., M.P.H.
Epidemiologist
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

 

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Nevada Health Conference Call for Speakers

Nevada Health Conference Call for Speakers

Planning for the 2014 Nevada Health Conference, set for Oct. 20-22 in Reno, Nevada, is well underway and we are seeking dynamic speakers to make this year’s conference shine. This year’s integrative conference will highlight the importance of addressing health disparities, barriers and challenges that continue to exist across the lifespan through the “Keeping Our Children, Families and Communities Healthy” theme.

 Selected speakers will present on days one or two of the conference, which will feature multi-track workshops and general sessions.

If you or someone you know is interested in presenting at this year’s conference, please review the abstract guidelines and submission details and submit the “Callfor Speakers” form no later than Friday, May 2, 2014.

 

Questions: contact Immunize Nevada at 775-624-7115or

email: [email protected].

 

For additional information about the 2014 Nevada Health Conference, visit us online.

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Nevada Health Conference, set for Oct. 20-22 in Reno, Nevada

Planning for the 2014 Nevada Health Conference, set for Oct. 20-22 in Reno, Nevada, is well underway and we are seeking dynamic speakers to make this year’s conference shine. This year’s integrative conference will highlight the importance of addressing health disparities, barriers and challenges that continue to exist across the lifespan through the “Keeping Our Children, Families and Communities Healthy” theme.

Questions: contact Immunize Nevada at 775-624-7115or

email: [email protected].

For additional information about the 2014 Nevada Health Conference, visit us online.

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Pharmacists’ Role within the “Immunization Neighborhood – Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. (PST)

REGISTER TODAY!

NILE Webinar: Pharmacists’ Role within the “Immunization Neighborhood” 

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. (PST)

Immunize Nevada is pleased to host this training via a toll-free web-conference. This program offers one free nursing or pharmaceutical CEU credit (CEU credit requires completion of the pre and post-test).

Program:
This presentation will discuss the purpose of the immunization neighborhood, the role of the pharmacists, and collaboration between pharmacists and other stakeholders within the neighborhood.  The immunization neighborhood is supported by collaboration, coordination, and communication among immunization stakeholders dedicated to meeting the immunization needs of the patient and protecting the community from vaccine-preventable diseases.  The webinar will also describe the key elements of the new National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) Adult Immunization Standards and how providers can implement those standards.

Learning Objectives Include:
1.  Explain the purpose of the immunization neighborhood and the role of pharmacists within the neighborhood.
2.  Describe the components necessary to effectively implement the immunization neighborhood.
3.  Discuss examples of how pharmacists can contribute to the overall goals of the immunization neighborhood, including collaboration with physicians and public health to meet adult immunization goals.
4.  Discuss the key elements of the Adult Immunization Standards and how pharmacists and other immunization stakeholders can meet those standards
5.  Identify immunization quality measurement needs and discuss how pharmacists can assist in meeting those measures.

Featured Presenter: Mitchel C. Rothholz, RPh, MBA
Mr. Rothholz is a pharmacist currently serving as Chief Strategy Officer for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) in Washington D.C., and as faculty on APhA’s Immunization Certification Training program. In addition, he serves on the Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners, the HHS National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC), the Leadership Steering Committee of the National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS), and the Advisory Board of the Immunization Action Coalition.

Mitchel earned a pharmacy degree from the University of Florida and a MBA in Healthcare Management from Regis University. He is a nationally recognized expert on Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery and has made presentations to public policy makers and the media on pharmacy-based immunizations and advances in pharmacy practice.

REGISTER HERE!
**Please note: You may receive multiple e-mail reminders regarding the NILE webinar, however, you only need to register for the webinar once. You will know you are registered for the presentation by the confirmation e-mail that is sent you your e-mail immediately following the registration process. 

 

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