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2019

Northwest

IMMUNIZATION CONFERENCE

August 13-15   |   Portland, OR

OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW


The Immunize Oregon coalition is pleased to announce they will be hosting the CDC Pink Book Course at the Northwest Immunization Conference 2019. The NWIC is a three-day event providing an opportunity to learn the latest information on immunizations and vaccine issues impacting health care practices. Attendees from a variety of health professions and clinical disciplines will come together to share successes, engage in networking opportunities, and learn from national experts. Collaborating with both local and national professionals, dynamic speakers will cover a wide range of topics around best practices and current immunization strategies designed for a diverse field of health care professionals, including immunization providers, public health professionals, students of nursing and medical professions, and program managers seeking a comprehensive knowledge of immunizations. Continuing education credits will be provided for a variety of clinical disciplines.




IMMUNIZATION CONFERENCE


- A U G U S T 1 3 - Immunize Oregon will host a multi-track course featuring a national keynote speaker and regional plenary speakers, interactive educational workshops, and breakout sessions that introduce innovative strategies for improving immunization practice and address current challenges within the community. Agenda and Keynote Speaker information coming soon!




EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PREVENTION OF VACCINE-PREVENTABLE DISEASES (PINK BOOK) COURSE


- A U G U S T 1 4 & 1 5 - National vaccine experts from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control will present a two-day comprehensive review of immunization principles, vaccine recommendations and the diseases they prevent. The course will feature the most current immunization information from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). Presenters will refer to the Pink Book throughout the course which is available for download on the CDC website -or- can be purchased for $40 from the Public Health Foundation website.
Pediatric and Adolescent Immunizations​
August 14th

  • For each vaccine-preventable disease, identify those for whom routine immunization is recommended.
  • For each vaccine-preventable disease, describe characteristics of the vaccine used to prevent the disease.
  • Describe an emerging immunization issue related to pediatric/adolescent immunization.
  • Locate resources relevant to current immunization practice
  • Implement disease detection and prevention health care services to maintain health
  • (i.e. smoking cessation, weight reduction, diabetes and blood pressure screening, and immunization services)
August 15th Adult Immunizations
  • List four (4) factors that can help when making an initial decision about vaccinating an adult
  • For each vaccine-preventable disease, identify those for whom routine immunization is recommended.
  • For each vaccine-preventable disease, describe characteristics of the vaccine used to prevent the disease
  • Describe the characteristics of the vaccine used to prevent the disease
  • Locate resources relevant to current immunization practice
  • Implement disease detection and prevention health care services to maintain health
  • (i.e. smoking cessation, weight reduction, diabetes and blood pressure screening, and immunization services)





REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION


Attendees have the option to attend one, two, or all three days of the conference. Conference packages include continuing education certification, discounted rooms at participating hotels (see below), access to speaker materials, and daily buffet for breakfast, lunch, snacks. Conference packages can be purchased until 5 pm on August 6th while supplies last. Any remaining tickets can be purchased on-site but may be subject to additional charges and fees for registration - more information to be provided in August. Mark your calendar for this amazing opportunity to learn the most current information about vaccine-preventable diseases and connect with health care professionals dedicated to improving community immunity throughout the Pacific Northwest.





400 SW BROADWAY AVE., PORTLAND, OR 97205

5 BLOCKS FROM CONFERENCE VENUE  |  GOVERNMENT RATE AVAILABLE

HOTEL LUCIA

Just a 10 minute walk to the conference venue 5 blocks away, Hotel Lucia is one of Portland’s first boutique hotels and serves as a stylish launch pad for discovering our ever-evolving city. Situated within walking distance of Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park along the Willamette River, guests can explore the scenic waterfront, wander by foot to nearby attractions such as Powell’s City of Books, or venture across Burnside Street into the Pearl, a neighborhood known for its retail and bustling restaurants. Government rates available for Deluxe King rooms  until  5 p.m. on Friday, July 12th. 

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Nonprofit & locally owned with 7 medical centers, a children’s hospital, and dozens of primary care and specialty care clinics.