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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. 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

A variety of healthcare professionals may be eligible to earn continuing education for attending the Northwest Immunization Conference. This three-day conference has been approved to provide over 21 continuing education credits!

Day 1 CE:

Legacy Health - Clinical Practice Support has been pre-approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing to provide up to 7.5 hours of free continuing education, CEP 8749. This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive 7.5 CPE Contact Hours in pharmacy education as approved by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy. Attendees are required to remain for the entire conference day to claim education credits. 

Day 1 CME:

Legacy Health is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

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Legacy Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  

 

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Day 2 CE:

The Northwest Immunization Conference 2019 has been pre-approved to provide up to 7.5 hours of free continuing education for a variety of health care professionals. See the full list and accreditation statements here. Attendees are required to remain for the entire conference day to claim education credits.

Day 3 CE:

The Northwest Immunization Conference 2019 has been pre-approved to provide up to 7.5 hours of free continuing education for a variety of health care professionals. See the full list and accreditation statements here. Attendees are required to remain for the entire conference day to claim education credits.

 

Contact Jessica Daniels (coordinator@immunizeor.org) with any questions or concerns 

614 SW 11TH AVE., PORTLAND, OR 97205

CONFERENCE VENUE   |   $259 PER NIGHT PLUS TAX

SENTINEL HOTEL

The Sentinel lies in Portland’s vibrant West End at the corner of SW 11th Avenue and Alder Street. Ideally situated in the heart of downtown, Sentinel puts guests within steps of high-end locally owned boutiques, lively music and performance scenes, and a worldly mix of restaurants, bars and food carts. Just off the hotel’s lobby, Domaine Serene Wine Lounge at Sentinel offers guests a taste of their award-winning wines, giving guests a taste of the Willamette Valley. Valet parking is available at $45 per day with unlimited in and out privileges. Group rate available for Queen, King, and ADA compliant rooms at $259 / night plus tax until  5 p.m. on Friday, July 12th. 

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