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14th Annual Immunize Nebraska Conference

1 Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education

Friday, June 9, 2017 from 7:00 AM to 4:15 PM (CDT)

14th Annual Immunize Nebraska Conference

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Pharmacist Jun 6, 2017 $110.00 $0.00
Nurse, Public Health Official, Other Healthcare Professional Jun 6, 2017 $90.00 $0.00
Fellow, Resident, Full-Time Student   more info Jun 6, 2017 $50.00 $0.00
Optional Handout Materials
The Optional Handout Materials are not available to those attending via Telehealth.
May 29, 2017 $15.00 $0.00
Telehealth Broadcast
This ticket is only available for registrants at sites that are 100 miles or more from Omaha. Group discounts do not apply. Please pay online or mail a check to the Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education office before the date of the program.
Jun 6, 2017 $70.00 $0.00

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FOR GROUPS OF THREE OF MORE, PLEASE CALL 402-280-5659 OR 800-548-2633 BEFORE REGISTERING.

DESIGNED FOR:
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Public Health Officials, Fellows, Residents, Students, and Other Interested Healthcare Professionals

PURPOSE: 
To bring together individuals from Nebraska and surrounding States who are interested in promoting optimal immunization levels that will eliminate vaccine preventable diseases throughout the lifespan of all persons.

OBJECTIVES:
•• Discuss how to talk to hesitant parents, common inquiries about the vaccination process, vaccine myths and current recommendations
•• Explain the tendency for people to accept anecdotal experiences as indicative of causal relationships
•• Develop strategies to counteract thought patterns that lead to vaccine hesitancy and maintain high immunization rates despite pervasive anti-vaccinationism
•• Describe vaccine best practices and state at least 3 strategies to prevent common vaccine administration errors
•• Locate resources related to vaccine administration best practices
•• Review the routine childhood immunization schedule for 2017
•• Discuss current controversies in vaccine safety
•• Identify recently licensed vaccines and those in development
•• Discuss, network and view poster presentations of current and future recommendations for childhood and adult immunization
•• Discover how to incorporate recent developments in immunization recommendations into practice
•• Explain how the pneumococcal immunization should be undertaken in the adult who has never had one
•• Describe recent changes in the approach to the influenza vaccination
•• Examine key issues, safety concerns and questions regarding vaccines in the United States
•• Describe the pattern of clinical presentations in the immunocompromised patient and how vaccines work or do not work in this population
•• Discuss evidence-based guidelines and recommendations to immunization in immunocompromised patients
•• Discuss the benefits and importance of reporting to the Nebraska State Immunization Information System (NESIIS)
•• Describe how NESIIS data is being used by public health programs and physician offices
•• Explain eligibility requirements for immunization programs managed by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Immunization Program
•• Discuss current national and Nebraska immunization coverage rates, challenges and ways to improve rates
•• Assess the vaccine-preventable diseases burden and the impact on immunization
•• Describe prominent challenges to the ultimate effectiveness of vaccine policy and identify tools and strategies for increasing vaccination rates
•• Identify what vaccinations are indicated for young adults prior to college attendance
•• Summarize lessons learned in community initiative to Vote & Vax and describe future opportunities to implement influenza vaccine community initiatives in conjunction with voting
•• Describe steps clinics take to increase HPV vaccine completion rates
•• Describe changes/programs implemented in the Health Department to improve and increase vaccination rates

SCHEDULE

7:00 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast, & Visit Exhibits

7:15 a.m. Meet the Experts
Archana Chatterjee, MD, PhD
Rudolf J. Kotula, MD, FACP, FIDSA
John M. Horne, MD
Gary S. Marshall, MD, FAAP


7:45 a.m. Opening Remarks & Program Overview
Meera Varman, MD, FAAP

8:00 a.m. KEYNOTE: Roots of Vaccine Hesitancy
Gary S. Marshall, MD, FAAP

8:45 a.m. Vaccine Administration Errors: Prevention & Best Practices
Donna L. Weaver, RN, MN

9:30 a.m. KEYNOTE: Pediatric Immunization Update 2017
Archana Chatterjee, MD, PhD

10:15 a.m. Break, Exhibits & View Posters

10:45 a.m. Immunizations for Adults
John M. Horne, MD

11:15 a.m. Ask The Experts Q&A Panel
Moderator: Jane A. McGinty, MSN, RN
Archana Chatterjee, MD, PhD
Rudolf J. Kotula, MD, FACP, FIDSA
John M. Horne, MD
Gary S. Marshall, MD, FAAP


12:15 p.m. Lunch, Exhibits & View Posters

1:00 p.m. Immunization in the Immunocompromised
Rudolf J. Kotula, MD, FACP, FIDSA

1:30 p.m.
NESIIS Update

Michelle Hood, BA

NDHHS Immunization Programs & Eligibility
Rebecca A. Martinez, BSN, RN

2:15 p.m. Break, Exhibits & View Posters

2:30 p.m. Implementation Tools to Increase Vaccinations
Meera Varman, MD, FAAP

3:15 p.m. Panel: Vaccine Potpourri – Out of the Box Strategies

Getting Your Student Ready for College
Susan R. Weston, RN

Vote & Vax
Pamela J. Kayl, DNP, APRN-NP, ACNP-BC

HPV Vaccine: Getting It Done
Alexis L. Sawyer, MD, FAAP

Make a Change & Celebrate the Outcome
Brandi Lemon, RN

4:15 p.m Door Prizes, Evaluation & Adjournment

For information about poster abstracts, lodging, and other information, please use the following link to the brochure.

https://healthsciences.creighton.edu/node/840

 

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EDUCATION CREDIT

CATEGORY 1: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

NURSE CE: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 8.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses licensed in Iowa and California: This activity was planned and developed in accordance with the continuing education standards of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Iowa Board of Nursing and the California Board of Nursing will honor ANCC continuing education credits for face-to-face programs held outside Iowa and California, or for ANCC-approved online recorded courses taken in a self-study format.

PHARMACY: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). The 14th Annual Immunize Nebraska Conference is accredited for 8.0 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on June 9, 2017. The 14th Annual Immunize Nebraska Conference is a knowledge-based activity.

AAFP: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT: The AAMA will accept a program for recertification if its subject matter is relevant to your profession. The AAMA provides three documents that serve as useful guidelines for identifying relevant topics. Visit the AAMA website to view the requirement documents: http://www.aama-ntl. org/recertified/faq_recertification.aspx#accepted.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT: This activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and Immunization Task Force Metro Omaha for the advancement of patient care. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All faculty participating in this activity are expected to disclose to the audience any significant financial interest or other relationship he/she has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation.




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Friday, June 9, 2017 from 7:00 AM to 4:15 PM (CDT)


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