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North Dakota Immunization Conference

July 17 & 18, 2018 - Bismarck Event Center - Bismarck, ND

Conference Objectives

  • Explore strategies and best practices to increase immunization coverage rates
  • Evaluate communication strategies for responding to questions from vaccine hesitant families
  • Examine about key changes in school and child care immunization requirements
  • Hear the story of a young person lost to a vaccine preventable disease and how his mother's advocacy work continues to protect other children from the same disease
  • Examine immunocompromising conditions and which vaccines are indicated for those patients
  • Review a recent vaccine preventable disease outbreak in a neighboring state
  • Discuss updates to the child, adolescent, and adult immunization schedule

Who Should Attend?

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

Topics Covered

  • Adult Immunization Update
  • Billing for Immunizations
  • Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Update
  • Evaluating Clinician Led HPV AFIX Visits
  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • HPV Vaccinations
  • Immunizations for International Travelers
  • Immunization Recommendations for Immunocompromised Patients
  • Measles Outbreak
  • Meningococcal Vaccines
  • School and Childcare Requirements
  • Somalian Community Outreach
  • Vaccine Hesitant Families

Companies Exhibiting

  • American Cancer Society
  • AstraZeneca
  • DeltaTrak
  • Dynavax
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • LogTag Recorders
  • Meningitis Angels
  • Merck Vaccine Division
  • North Dakota Department of Health
  • North Dakota State University Center for Immunization Research and Education
  • Pfizer
  • Retractable Technologies, Inc.
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • TempArmour Refrigeration
  • TruMed Systems

The Immunization Conference will take place at the Bismarck Event Center
The Event Center is located at: 315 South 5th Street, Bismarck, ND 58504

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.