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2019

Northwest

IMMUNIZATION CONFERENCE

August 13-15   |   Portland, OR

ATTENDEES

 

Welcome to the Northwest Immunization Conference Attendee page! Whether you are attending one, two or all three days of the Northwest Immunization Conference 2019, Immunize Oregon is excited to have you join our efforts to improve community immunity throughout the Pacific Northwest! This page is exclusively for attendees and aims to provide all the necessary details to enhance your experience during and after the conference. 

SPEAKER SLIDES

 

Immunize Oregon is honored to have these amazing speakers join us for our first Northwest Immunization Conference! These expert speakers were able to share valuable knowledge and insight for a systematic approach to improving vaccination rates. Although our speakers could share their expertise during the conference, some presentation slides are copyrighted and unavailable for sharing. Speaker slides that have not been confirmed for copyright restrictions have been marked as 'Pending' and are awaiting verification before sharing. 

 
A U G U S T   1 3 -
FURTHERING THE VACCINE DISCUSSION & CLINICAL SKILL BUILDING

Expert plenary speakers will discuss strategies to improve provider communication around immunizations.  Educational workshops will cover vaccine program management, administration of immunizations, understanding vaccine safety, and public health advocacy.

  ARI BROWN 
  M.D. 
 SENATOR
 RICHARD PAN, M.D.
 JOEL AMUNDSON
  M.D. 
  OREGON 
  REGIONAL UPDATE 
  WASHINGTON  
  REGIONAL UPDATE 
  BREAKOUT 
  SESSION A 
  BREAKOUT 
  SESSION B 
  BREAKOUT 
  SESSION C 
 

- A U G U S T   1 4   &   1 5 - 

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

National vaccine experts from the CDC will present a two-day comprehensive review of immunization principles, vaccine recommendations and the diseases they prevent. The course will feature the most current age-appropriate immunization information from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). 

  CDC PINK BOOK 
  COURSE 
  CDC PINK BOOK 
  COURSE  

CONTINUING EDUCATION

A variety of healthcare professionals may be eligible to earn continuing education for attending the Northwest Immunization Conference. Attendees are required to check in each day of the conference in order to claim continuing education credits offered.  

Day 1 Continuing Education:

Individuals who attended the Northwest Immunization Conference on August 13th are able to claim up to 7.5 CE, 7.5 CPE or 6 CME credits by completing the NWIC Evaluation sent via email on August 15th from 'Legacy Employee Health for Immunize Oregon' (employeehealth@lhs.org). Once you complete the short evaluation linked to the type of CE listed below, you will be able to claim your continuing education credits and have them emailed to you directly.

 

 

If you are unable to find the evaluation email, please email the Immunize Oregon Coordinator at  (Coordinator@immunizeor.org). 

Day 2 & 3 Continuing Education:

Each day of the CDC Pink Book course has been approved for 7.5 hours for all attendees who remained for the entire conference day. Continuing education will be managed by the CDC, who provided the Course ID and Access Code needed to claim continuing education credits at the end of each day. See the full list and accreditation statements here. 

 

Follow the instructions below, which can also be found online at: https://tceols.cdc.gov/Home/Steps. 

  1. After attending the course and received the code, login or create an account on TCEO (www.cdc.gov/GetCE) with the same email address used to register for the Northwest Immunization Conference (you should have also received an Oregon Pink Book Course Pretest email from the CDC this week).

  2. Once your account is verified, search for the Course ID and select the "Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases - Portland, OR - August, 2019".

  3. Review course summary and click continue, then enter the access code in the field provided.

  4. Choose which type(s) of continuing education you'd like to earn and enter credentials as needed.

  5. Under Pending CE on the My Activities page, complete the course Evaluation and Pass the Posttest (you can retake the posttest once) to receive your completed CE certification 

If you have any questions or concerns, email the CDC at NIPINFO@CDC.gov 

For help with CE, Call 1-800-41TRAIN -or- email Melissa Barnett at MBarnett2@cdc.gov and ce@cdc.gov

 

CDC Pink Book

 

The 2015 version of the Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th edition is available  

 

The 2017 supplement to the 13th edition is also available for download on the CDC website, which includes revisions for

  • Human Papillomavirus (Chapter 11)

  • Meningococcal Disease (Chapter 14)

  • Pneumococcal Disease (Chapter 17)

  • Additional references for use 

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