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Save the Date: Michigan's 2015 Immunization Conferences

Agency: Community Health, Department of

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The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) Fall Regional Immunization Conferences have been approved for fall 2015:

Oct. 13   Marquette    Nov. 6   Flint 
Oct. 15   Gaylord   Nov. 17   Kalamazoo 
Nov. 3   Lansing    Nov. 19   Dearborn 
Nov. 5   Grand Rapids    Nov. 20   Troy 


The Fall Regional Immunization Conferences offer an excellent opportunity for health care professionals (HCP) to get updated on immunization. These conferences have been offered annually for 20 years and consistently receive high ratings from attendees. Their primary goal is to update HCP on immunization issues that affect people of all ages – from the very young to the very old. The one-day conference will provide participants with a variety of practice-management tools, techniques and information that will help assure that all of their patients are fully immunized.

The Michigan Fall Regional Immunization Conferences are appropriate for nurses, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, public health staff, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, medical and nursing students and anyone interested in learning more about current immunization practice in Michigan. These conferences are suitable for both private and public sector providers. Many providers from local health care departments attend these conferences every year. However, it is important to note that the Michigan Fall Regional Immunization Conferences are especially targeted to providers from the private sector.

We are still in the early planning stages for these conferences. The registration process will begin during the first week of September. As more details become available, they will be posted on this website. Stay tuned!


Save the Date Flyer


Continuing Education

We will apply for continuing education credits. Further details will be posted on this website as they become available.

 

2014 Fall Conferences

The 2014 Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) Regional Fall Immunization Conferences were held in October and November, 2014.  These speakers' slides were presented at the conference on Nov. 21, 2014, in East Lansing, Michigan. This information is valid as of 11/21/14.

These handouts will remain posted on this web page until February 2, 2015.

Welcome Handout - (Agenda, Continuing Education Information and Disclosures)


CDC Adult Immunization Update - Vaccine Update, Part 1

CDC Childhood Immunization Update - Vaccine Update, Part 2

State of the State: Where We Are - Part 1

State of the State: Where We Need to Go - Part 2

Twenty Years of Fall Immunization Conferences: Keeping Score of VPDs

Neighborhood Watch: Working Together to Ensure Adults are Vaccinated

Back to Basics


Videos

Facing Influenza


Making a Strong Provider Recommendation - Jevon McFadden, MD, MPH

Completing the 5-Step Immunization Process in a Busy Office - Matthew M. Davis, MD, MAPPP

 

Continuing Education

Continuing Education was available for nurses, physicians and pharmacists. 

Information about continuing education is included on pages 2-3 of the Welcome Handout. 


Nurses and Physicians
 
Upon completion of your evaluation form and CME/continuing education processing, you were sent an email with your certificate. 

If you did not receive a certificate, please contact Rosemary Franklin franklinr@michigan.gov.
 


How to get Email Alerts from the MDCH Immunization Listserv

It's easy to have your email address added to the MDCH Immunization Listserv. Simply send an email message to cmarkzon@msms.org and enter the word SUBSCRIBE in the SUBJECT field. Once you have signed up, you will receive information about the MDCH Fall Regional Immunization Conferences. In addition, you will begin receiving the Michigan Immunization Timely Tips (MITT) newsletter, as well as other immunization-related updates on a periodic basis.


To Unsubscribe

To unsubscribe from the MDCH Immunization Listserv, send an e-mail to cmarkzon@msms.org with "UNSUBSCRIBE" in the subject line.


For more information

Contact Rosemary Franklin at franklinr@michigan.gov or 517-335-9485.