16th Annual Immunize Nebraska

16th Annual Immunize Nebraska
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 7:30am - 4:15pm

This one day seminar brings 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.

Designed For

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

Jointly Provided By 

Immunization Task Force Metro Omaha
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education
Methodist Health System
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Objectives

  • Discuss updates to 2019 guidelines for the child, adolescent, and adult Immunization Schedules.
  • Identify new knowledge to use in discussions with parents about vaccines
  • Identify new ideas about the architecture of vaccine conversations with parents so that discussions are more effective at convincing vaccine hesitant parents to vaccinate
  • Explain to others the concept of motivational interviewing
  • Develop and apply a strategy in the vaccination process and measuring the outcome
  • Overview and address audience questions on Nebraska school immunization mandates
  • Describe recent trends on vaccine administration errors and prevention strategies
  • Illustrate the life experiences and educate about the impact of vaccine preventable diseases
  • Identify State Challenges in immunization coverage
  • Identify Federal Challenges in immunization coverage
  • Explain that quality can be met through population health analysis and focused intervention
  • Discuss the processes for disease surveillance in Nebraska and relay information on noteworthy cases and outbreaks
  • Discuss recent developments and enhancements to the Nebraska State Immunization Information System (NESIIS). This includes utilizing the Assessment, Feedback, Incentives, and eXchange (AFIX) reporting feature to calculate vaccination coverage estimates for individual clinics and providers
  • Assess the benefits and advantages of using an educational game to highlight a variety of vaccine related questions and answers to increase vaccination knowledge and improve communication technologies on immunization promotion

Schedule

7:15 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast, Exhibits and View Posters

7:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks and Program Overview
Laura Klug, PharmD

8 a.m.
KEYNOTE: Update On Vaccine Recommendations, From Pediatrics To Teens To Adults
Raymond A. Strikas, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA

9:15 a.m.
KEYNOTE: Strategies for Talking with Vaccine Hesitant Parents
Sean O’Leary, MD, MPH

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

10:30 a.m.
Implementation Strategies to Increase Immunization Rates
Meera Varman, MD, FAAP
Rudolf J. Kotula, MD, FACP, FIDSA

11 a.m.
Ask the Experts Q&A Panel
Moderator: Laura Klug, PharmD

11:45 a.m.
Lunch, Exhibits and Awards

12:45 p.m.
Nebraska School Immunization Mandates
Catherine S. Heck, RN, BSN, MA

1:15 p.m.
Vaccine Administration Errors
Raymond A. Strikas, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA

1:45 p.m.
Invited Podium Presentation of Poster Abstract

2 p.m.
Vaccine Preventable Diseases Survivor Stories

2:30 p.m.
Break, Exhibits and View Posters

2:45 p.m.
Nebraska Medicaid: Quality Through Prevention and the Challenges Posed by State and Federal Funding
Lisa White, MD

3:05 p.m.
Recent Cases and Outbreaks of Vaccine-Preventable Disease in Nebraska
Blake Hendrickson, MPH            

3:25 p.m.
NESIIs Update
Ming Qu, MD, PhD

3:45 p.m.
Vaccine Jeopardy!
Game Hosts: Katlin Mattson, Hanna Mulder, Sean Stringham

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

 


Education Credit

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

Nurses CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 7.0 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 16th Annual Immunize Nebraska Conference is accredited for 7.0 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on May 24, 2019.  The 16th Annual Immunize Nebraska Conference is a knowledge-based activity.

AAFP
This Live activity, 16th Annual Immunize Nebraska Conference, with a beginning date of 05/24/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and the Immunization Task Force Omaha.  Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Registration

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists: $110
Nurses, Public Health Officials, Other Healthcare Professionals: $90
Fellows, Residents, and Full-Time Students: $50
Remote Video Conferencing Registration Fee: $85 (group discounts do not apply)
(For areas located 100 miles outside of Omaha)

Group Discount:  A 10% discount is offered for groups of three or more.  Please call the Office of Continuing Education at 402.280.1830 if you are interested in registering your group at the discounted rate.

Creighton University, Mike and Josie Harper Center or Online
602 North 20th Street
Ahmanson Ballroom
Omaha, NE 68178
United States