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2014 ND State Immunization Conference

July 15 & 16, 2014 - Bismarck Ramkota Hotel - Bismarck, ND

Conference Objectives

  • Enhance provider knowledge about vaccines and vaccine preventable diseases
  • Explore strategies for increasing immunization rates in all age groups
  • Learn communication strategies for responding to questions about vaccine safety
  • Review key components of the Vaccines For Children (VFC) Program
  • Demonstrate functionality of the North Dakota Immunization System

Who Should Attend?

  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Anyone interested in immunizations

Topics Covered

  • Adult Immunization Update
  • Best Practices to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates in Walsh County
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Immunization Update
  • Implementing Mandatory Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Workers
  • Increasing Immunization Rates in Northwest ND
  • NDIIS Immunization Rates and the Impact of the Reminder/Recall Project
  • NDIIS Updates and Training
  • Provider Best Practices
  • Rabies Surveillance and Prevention
  • School Immunization Rates - Vaccination Coverage and Exemption Rates
  • Vaccine Preventable Diseases in North Dakota and the United States
  • Vaccine Safety
  • Vaccine Storage and Handling
  • VFC Accountability

Companies Exhibiting

  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • MedImmune
  • Merck & Co, Inc./Merck Vaccines
  • Novartis Vaccines
  • Sanofi Pasteur