Raising the Bar: The Challenge of Complacency. Got Your Shots? Immunization Conference

  • October 10, 2013
  • October 11, 2013
  • Ramada MSP Airport at the Mall, Bloomington
High immunization rates are essential to preventing vaccine-preventable diseases. This conference will provide best practices and innovative ideas for health care professionals in Minnesota take our above average statewide immunization rates higher and maintain those gains.

 

PRESENTED BY
Minnesota Department of Health

SPONSORED BY
The University of Minnesota Office of Continuing Medical Education

 

COURSE DIRECTORS
Aaron DeVries, MD, MPH
Margaret Roddy, MPH

 

AUDIENCE
This course is ideal for physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, community vaccinators, pharmacists, public health professionals, and anyone interested in immunizations!

 

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Following completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe recent changes and additions to the childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization schedules.
  • Explore strategies for using immunization information systems to improve immunization delivery.
  • Identify effective responses to the most common concerns that vaccine-hesitant parents and guardians have.
  • Create innovative messaging for promoting vaccination using traditional and new media.
  • Integrate practice changes to eliminate missed opportunities for providing vaccination at every type of health care visit.

 

CONFERENCE LOCATION
Ramada MSP Airport at the Mall
2300 East American Boulevard
Bloomington, Minnesota 55425
Phone: 952-854-3411
Toll Free: 800-328-1931
Fax: 952-854-1183
Website
Map and Directions

Parking Information
On-site parking is free to course participants.

 

REGISTER NOW!
Register by August 30, 2013 to receive our Early Registration Discount!

 

REGISTRATION RATES
Click here to view registration rates.

Registration fees include CME registration, as well as lunch, afternoon break, and reception refreshments on October 10 and continental breakfast and morning break on October 11.

 

HOW TO REGISTER
You may choose one of the following methods to register for this conference:

Online
Register online with Visa, MasterCard, or American Express. In order to protect your credit card information, the Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) does not accept credit card payments by phone, fax, mail, in person, or on-site.

By Mail
Mail your check (payable to the Regents of the University of Minnesota) with registration form to: Got Your Shots? Immunization Course, OCME, University of Minnesota, University Park Plaza, Suite 901, 2829 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414.

On-Site
On-site registrants may pay by check or cash.

Special needs, such as dietary restrictions are required in advance; requests cannot always be honored on site.

Note: Participants are considered registered only after registrant information and payment have been received by our office.

 

QUESTIONS
If you have any questions, please contact our office by telephone at 612-626-7600 or 1-800-776-8636, or by e-mail at cme@umn.edu.


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