The 37th National Immunization Conference of CDC

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 Monday, March 17, 2003

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
  Welcoming Continental Breakfast and Networking Opportunity

8:30 AM-10:30 AM
P1  PLENARY - Opening Plenary

11:00 AM-12:30 PM
A1  Vaccine Safety Controversies and the Public
A2  Fundamentals of Grant Writing
A3  Varicella Outbreaks In the United States: Failure to Vaccinate or Vaccine Failure?
A4  Compromised Vaccine: The Next Step
A5  Increasing Immunization Coverage in Pediatric Practices
A6  Community Flu Campaigns: Reaching the Under-immunized
A7  Impact of Vaccine Shortage
A8  CMS Initiatives in Increasing Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunization Rates
A9  Targeting High Risk Populations with Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccination Programs (Part 1)
A10  Three Experiments in Distance Learning
A11  Funding Adult Vaccinations
A12  Strategies for Evaluating the Impact of AFIX: Case Studies from Chicago and Indiana
A13  Building on Success in Immunization Registries: Improvement Strategies
A14  Planning for an Evolving Immunization Registry
A15  Computer-Based Application Demonstrations: Use of Immunization Registries and Information Technology Tools to Improve Decision Making and Provision of Immunization Services

12:30 PM-2:00 PM
  Immunization Q&A (Session 1)

2:00 PM-3:30 PM
P2  PLENARY - Vaccination of Adults: A Matter of Urgency

4:00 PM-5:30 PM
B1  Assuring Vaccine Safety - Basic Course for a Complex Issue
B2  Influenza Vaccination Among Children
B3  Is Underimmunization Related to Vaccine Safety Concerns? Results from the National Immunization Survey
B4  Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination of Younger High Risk Adults - Opportunities for Improvement
B5  Effective Community-Based Partnerships and Public-Private Collaboration Strategies to Increase Immunization Coverage
B6  Immunization Registry Strategies in Bioterrorism Activities
B7  HIPAA and Privacy Rule Requirements for Mass Immunizers
B8  Barriers to Adult Immunization: Findings from Recent Studies
B9  Targeting High Risk Populations with Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccination Programs (Part 2)
B10  Tetanus and Haemophilus influenzae type b Disease in the United States
B11  Points of Contact - Statewide to Local Strategies for Adolescents and Children
B12  Strategies for Enhancing and Leveraging AFIX in the Private Sector
B13  Evaluating Immunization Registry Outreach Activities and Parent Satisfaction
B14  Pharmacists: a Valued Partner for the Public's Health
B15  Computer-Based Application Demonstration: A Web-Based Tool for Designing Large-Scale Smallpox Vaccination Clinics Using Computer Simulation

6:00 PM-8:00 PM
  Hilleman Lecture and Reception
 Tuesday, March 18, 2003

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
  Fitness Event (optional) - Jazzercise

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
P3  PLENARY - The U.S. Immunization System: Challenges and Successes

10:30 AM-11:00 AM
  Poster and Exhibit Viewing (Session 1)

11:00 AM-12:30 PM
C1  Vaccine Safety and Healthcare Providers
C2  Why Children in Underserved Areas are Receiving Vaccinations Late: Programs Implemented to Increase Coverage Rates in Pocket of Need Areas
C3  Pandemic Influenza Planning: Lessons Learned from Bioterrorism Planning
C4  Tools for Provider Staff Education
C5  Successful Adult Vaccination Coalitions: How to Create Them and Make Them Work
C6  Using Focus Group Research to Develop Effective Messages and Materials
C7  Methodologies to Measure Provider Participation and Attitudes Toward Immunization Registries
C8  Pertussis: Continued Rise? (Session 1)
C9  An Introduction to the Concept of Legal Ethics for Public Health Practitioners
C10  Overview of Current Issues in Pneumococcal Disease, Pertussis and Anthrax
C11  Vaccine-Preventable Disease Surveillance in Developing Countries: New Methods and Challenges
C12  GPRA 2003: Moving Toward the Future
C13  The WIC-Immunization Partnership
C14  Registry Collaborations and Partnerships

2:00 PM-3:30 PM
P4  PLENARY - Working with Partners to Improve Global Health through Immunization

4:00 PM-5:30 PM
D1  Fundamentals of Grant Writing (Repeat Session)
D2  Religious Exemptions to Immunization
D3  Nursing Initiatives and Roles in Immunization Practice
D4  Increasing Adult Immunization Rates: Provider-Based Strategies in Practice
D5  CDC Influenza Vaccine Campaigns: Strategies for Print and Web Development
D6  Hepatitis A: National, State, and Local Trends in Disease Rates
D7  Successful VFC Program Operations Practices
D8  Pertussis: Continued Rise? (Session 2)
D9  Successful Strategies to Improve the Quality of Immunization Services in Private Practices: Collaborative Efforts Using AFIX in VFC Provider Offices
D10  Economic Evaluation of Immunization Programs
D11  Use of Immunization Registry Data
D12  Implementing Statewide, Multi-site Immunization Conferences
D13  Data Quality and Immunization Registries
D14  Pneumococcus

7:00 PM-8:00 PM
  Fitness Event (optional) - Yoga
 Wednesday, March 19, 2003

7:00 AM-8:00 AM

9:00 AM-11:00 AM
  Poster and Exhibit Viewing (Session 2)

11:00 AM-12:30 PM
E1  "Pre-Event" Surveillance for Smallpox and Smallpox-Related Diseases
E2  Increasing the Impact of Immunization Communication Materials - Essential Visual Design Principles for Immunization Programs
E3  Everything You Want to Know About Medicare Reimbursement for Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations
E4  How to Reach Parents and Improve Immunization Rates
E5  Impact of Delays in Influenza Vaccine Distribution in the United States, 2000 and 2001
E6  Meeting the Challenges of Immunizing Adults
E7  Improving Coverage Among Underserved Children
E8  Varicella Vaccination Updates and Results of Studies Eight Years into the Vaccination Program
E9  Tools for Vaccine Accountability
E10  An Overview of the National Immunization Survey and Analytic Guidelines
E11  Immunization Registries: Provider Participation and Recruitment
E12  Integrating CASA, ACASA, AFIX and VFC: New Developments
E13  Immunization Registries: Messaging and Databases
E14  Vaccine Storage and Handling - Developing Best Practices

2:00 PM-3:30 PM
P5  PLENARY - Smallpox Vaccination, United States, 2003: An Interim Report Card

4:00 PM-5:30 PM
F1  Developing a "Toolkit" for Orienting and Training Immunization Staff
F2  Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Adult Immunization
F3  Community-Based Strategies to Promote Adult Immunization
F4  Effective Strategies for Office Staff to Use to Promote Immunizations
F5  Hepatitis B Vaccination Among Pediatric and Adolescent Populations
F6  Surveillance Update on Measles, Mumps, Rubella & CRS in the United States
F7  An Overview of the Anthrax Vaccine and Antibiotic Availability Program and Future Directions for Anthrax Vaccine Adverse Event Surveillance
F8  Thinking Like a (Social) Marketer
F9  New Vaccines in Developing Countries: Introduction and Financial Sustainability
F10  Building a Quality AFIX Program: Foundation to Finishing Touches
F11  Immunization Registries: Integration of Data and Systems
F12  What Factors are Associated with Vaccination Coverage in Nursing Homes, and do Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccines Really Prevent Disease Among Nursing Home Residents?
F13  Incorporating Value in Immunization Registry Development
F14  Adverse Events Following Smallpox Vaccination - What You Should Know

7:00 PM-8:00 PM
  Fitness Event (optional) - Yoga
 Thursday, March 20, 2003

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
  Fitness Event (optional) - Aerobics

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
P6  PLENARY - New Horizons in Vaccine Safety

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
  Immunization Q&A (Session 2)

12:00 PM-12:30 PM
P7  PLENARY - Closing Plenary
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