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The 38th National Immunization Conference Program Listing

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 Tuesday, May 11, 2004

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
  Welcoming Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM-10:30 AM
P0  Opening Plenary and Awards

10:30 AM-11:00 AM

11:00 AM-12:30 PM
A1  Perspectives on Using AFIX and VFC Programs in the Healthcare Setting
A2  Vaccine Grant Awards and the Allocation Process
A3  Optimal Use of Resources in Immunization
A4  Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Immunization Initiative (READII)
A5  Barriers to Immunization
A6  Hot Topics Related to the U.S. Varicella Vaccination Program
A7  Core Elements of AFIX Two: What's New?
A8  Improving Influenza Vaccination Coverage among Young Children
A9  Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Programs
A10  Evaluation: The Jump from Provider-Based Interventions to Quality Improvement
A11  Pharmacists: Your Partners in Increasing Immunization Rates
A12  The Impact of Provider Recommendation on Patient Vaccine Acceptance: How Does Patient Race/Ethnicity Play a Role?
A13  Tools to Increase Provider Participation in Your Immunization Registry
A14  Registries as Tools to Improve Service Delivery

12:30 PM-2:00 PM
  Immunization Q & A (and lunch, on your own)

2:00 PM-3:30 PM
B1  Miscellaneous Perspectives on Using a Variety of Resources for Immunization Enhancement
B2  The 2003-4 Influenza Vaccination Season: Challenges and Opportunities for Addressing Vaccine Supply and Demand Issues
B3  Parental Knowledge and Attitudes about Childhood Immunization
B4  Providers, Vaccination, and Vaccination of Providers
B5  Exemptions Part I: Characteristics of Parents Claiming Immunization Exemptions to School Entry Requirements
B6  Insurance Coverage of Childhood Immunization
B7  Improving Immunization Services through Provider Education Programs
B8  Thinking Like a (Social) Marketer
B9  Hepatitis A Vaccination among Children
B10  Immunization Programs for High Risk Adults: Men Who Have Sex with Men
B11  Managing Your Registry Provider Recruitment and Training Efforts
B12  Adult Flu Vaccination Program in Urban Areas
B13  Current and Future Direction of the National Immunization Survey
B14  Registry Data Use: Calculating Immunization Rates and Targeting Outreach Activities

3:30 PM-4:00 PM

4:00 PM-5:30 PM
P1  Plenary #1 - Influenza: Looking Toward the Future, Issues, and Challenges

6:00 PM-8:30 PM
R1  Jeryl Lynn Hilleman Endowed Lecture and Reception
 Wednesday, May 12, 2004

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
  Aerobics Fitness Event

8:30 AM-10:00 AM
P2  Plenary #2 - Improving Immunization Practices: The New Standards for Adult and Pediatric Immunization

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Q1  Exhibit/Poster Viewing (and Break) -- POSTERS

11:00 AM-12:30 PM
C1  Communicating with Parents in a New Era
C2  Vaccine Safety - Basic Course on Clinical, Programatic Aspects to Controversies
C3  Integration of Hepatitis A and B Vaccine Services into Programs Serving High Risk Adults
C4  Part 1 - Beyond Costs: ABCs of Economics and Public Health Policy
C5  Medicaid and Employer Sponsored Health Plan Coverage For Adults Vaccines: How Complete and How Important?
C6  Improving the Immunization Status of Adolescents: School Entry Requirements, Voluntary Programs, or Promote and Be Done?
C7  What is the Impact of Immunization Programs and Other Facility and Resident Characteristics on Vaccination Coverage in Long-Term Care Facilities?
C8  Measles, Rubella & Mumps: Going, Going, Almost Gone
C9  VACMAN 3.0 Overview and Top Ten Changes
C10  Pertussis 1: Challenges and Burden of Outbreaks in Health Care Settings
C11  Quality Assurance in the VFC Provider Office
C12  Part 1 - Strategies for Improving On-Time Immunization Rates in Inner City Children
C13  The Role of Immunization Registries in Emergency Preparedness
C14  Applied Use of Immunization Registries
C15  Computer-Based Applications: Web-Based Tools for Immunization Program Management

12:30 PM-2:00 PM
  Lunch Rounds

2:00 PM-3:30 PM
D1  The Immunization Grant Process: What Does it Really Mean?
D2  Communicating Immunization Information to Diverse and Hard-to-Reach Audiences: Challenges, Resources, and Novel Approaches
D3  Influenza Vaccination: Reaching Target Groups
D4  Translating Immunization Research into Local Practice
D5  Hepatitis B Vaccination of High-Risk Adolescents
D6  School Entry Requirements: Implementation, Enforcement, Exemptions, and Success
D7  Creative Partnerships to Increase Childhood Immunization Rates in Targeted Communities
D8  Exemptions Part II: Evaluation of Immunization Exemptions and the People Who Claim Them
D9  READII ROCHESTER: The Translation of Adult Guidelines in the Community
D10  Pertussis 2: Special Issues Related to Control of Outbreaks
D11  Adverse Events Associated with Anthrax Vaccine: A Report from the Anthrax Vaccine and Antibiotic Availability Program and the Role of the Vaccine Analytic Unit
D12  Part 2 - Strategies for Improving On-Time Immunization Rates in Inner City Children
D13  The Application of Business Modeling to Immunization Registries
D14  Reducing Duplicate Records in Your Immunization Registry
D15  Computer-Based Applications: Wireless Technology for Use in Mass Immunization Clinics

3:30 PM-4:00 PM
Q2  Exhibit/Poster Viewing (and Break)

4:00 PM-5:30 PM
P3  Plenary #3 - Adult Immunization

6:00 PM-7:00 PM
  Line Dancing Fitness Event
 Thursday, May 13, 2004

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
  Walk/Run Fitness Event

8:30 AM-10:00 AM
P4  Plenary #4 - Vaccine Policy and Financing

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Q3  Exhibit/Poster Viewing (and Break)

11:00 AM-12:30 PM
E1  Vaccine Grant Awards and the Allocation Process (Repeat)
E2  Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Studies
E3  Strategies for Increasing Adult Immunization Coverage
E4  Part 2 - Beyond Costs: ABCs of Economics and Public Health Policy
E5  Planning for Large-Scale Vaccination
E6  Partnering with the Community: Opportunities, Barriers, and Strategies for Improvement
E7  Preliminary Results of the VFC/AFIX Activities Survey of Program Managers
E8  The Military Experience with Vaccine Safety
E9  Public Health Impact of Hepatitis A Outbreaks in Pennsylvania and Tennessee
E10  Measuring Immunization Coverage at the Local Level
E11  WIC and Immunization
E12  Promoting Influenza Immunization and Respiratory Disease Prevention through Effective Partnerships and Communication Strategies
E13  Immunization Registry Data Quality Initiatives
E14  Immunization Registry Integration
E15  Computer-Based Applications: Effectiveness of an Internet-Based Curriculum to Increase Knowledge of Immunization Delivery

12:30 PM-2:00 PM
  Immunization Q & A (and lunch, on your own)

2:00 PM-3:30 PM
F1  Using the Internet to Increase Immunization Awareness and Reduce Misconceptions
F2  The Immunization Grant Process: What Does it Really Mean? (Repeat)
F3  More Strategies for Increasing Adult Immunization Coverage
F4  Immunization Services: Increasing Provider Knowledge in 2 States
F5  Smallpox Preparedness: Efforts at the State and National Levels
F6  Infant and Childhood Hepatitis B Immunization: Policies and Provider Practices
F7  Physician Perspectives: Improving Vaccine Administration, Ensuring Comprehensive Well Child-Checks, and Understanding Insurance Gaps
F8  Advancing Pandemic Influenza Planning through Table-Top Exercises
F9  Economic Analyses and Decision Making in Vaccines (Prevention Effectiveness)
F10  Immunization Registries and Program Management
F11  Making the Transition: From Chart-Based to Registry-Based Assessments
F12  Addressing Diversity: A Multidimensional Approach to Cultural Proficiency
F13  Data Collection Strategies for Immunization Registries
F14  Five years of GPRA: Challenges & Results

3:30 PM-4:00 PM
Q4  Exhibit/Poster Viewing (and Break)

4:00 PM-5:30 PM
P5  Plenary #5 - New and Expanded Use of Vaccines and Technology

6:00 PM-7:00 PM
  Tai Chi Fitness Event
 Friday, May 14, 2004

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
  Line Dancing Fitness Event

8:30 AM-10:00 AM
G1  Impact of Routinely Recommended Childhood Vaccine Supply Shortages
G2  Vaccine Storage and Handling: The Never-ending Story?
G3  Issues in Influenza Vaccination: Side Effects, Vaccine Coverage and Acceptance, and Emergency Response
G4  The Role of the Management Sciences in Public Health : Supporting National Immunization Policy
G5  Middle-Aged Adults Who Don't Want To Be Vaccinated: Understanding and Changing Their Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices
G6  Partnerships: A Key Component in Delivery of Community-Based Influenza Vaccination Campaigns
G7  Registries Help Prevent Flu Too
G8  Planning International Vaccination Programs with an Emphasis on Cost-Effectiveness
G9  Technological Challenges in Immunization Registries
G10  Using National Immunization Weeks to Leverage Campaigns
G11  Billing Medicare for Adult Vaccination: Benefits to Local Public Health Departments
G12  Minority Populations: Where Do We Stand? What Are the Issues? How Do We Reach Them?
G13  Immunization Registry Partnerships and Collaborations
G14  Assessing Immunization Coverage: Which Factors are Important?

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
P6  Plenary #6 - Communicating about the Safety and Value of Vaccines

12:00 PM-12:30 PM
P7  Closing Plenary

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