Register now and join hundreds of school-based health care providers, school district officials, and other children’s health stakeholders at Vision & Voice for Healthy Students – the California School Health Center Association’s annual statewide conference which will be held March 14 and 15 at the Westin Long Beach. For more information go to www.schoolhealthcenters.org.
63rd annual California School Nurses Conference – February 7 – 10, 2013 at the Town & Country Resort and Conference Center in San Diego. School nurses are pivotal links to students, parents, teachers, staff, and the larger community beyond the educational setting. This year’s theme: School Nurses: Supporting Students – Saving Lives.
Save the Date: The Spring Clinical Vaccinology Course will be held March 8-10, 2013, in Chicago, Illinois.
This course will focus on new developments and issues related to the use of vaccines. Expert faculty will provide the latest information on both current and prospective vaccines, updated recommendations for vaccinations across the lifespan, and innovative and practical strategies for ensuring timely and appropriate vaccination. The target audience includes physicians (family, internists, pediatricians, and infectious disease specialists); nurses; nurse practitioners; physician assistants; pharmacists; vaccine program administrators; federal, state, and local public health professionals; and other health-care professionals interested in clinical aspects of vaccine delivery.
The CDC Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) training course is a fast-paced, interactive, online course that gives participants essential knowledge and tools to navigate the harsh realities of communicating to the public, media, partners and stakeholders during an intense public health emergency. This training class is open to everyone. The inaugural distance learning class begins on Tuesday, January 22, 2013. The class is held on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s for four consecutive weeks. Each webinar starts at 1:30 p.m. EST and last for 90 minutes. For more information and registration, please click here.
The American Public Health Association’s Call for Abstracts for its 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held Nov. 2-6, 2013 in Boston is now open. The theme is Think Global, Act Local with a focus on best practices around the world. Find out more about the 2013 APHA Annual Meeting.