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The National Immunization Program presents three live satellite training courses each year.

The annual course schedule varies, but usually includes three of the following courses:

  1. Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
  2. Immunization Update
  3. Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
  4. The Immunization Encounter: Critical Issues
  5. Adult Immunization Update
  6. Vaccines for International Travel
  7. Influenza: Preparing for the Next Pandemic

    Broadcast schedule for:

    2007
    2008


These courses are presented in conjunction with the Public Health Training Network (PHTN).  Detailed information, including registration, course description and objectives, faculty, continuing education credit, and satellite technical specifications, will be posted by PHTN prior to each course, with a link from the course description (below).

For information that has been updated since the latest broadcasts, or for links to resources associated with a broadcast see Updates and Resources.


1
Epidemiology & Prevention 
of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Description: A comprehensive overview of the principles of vaccination, general recommendations, immunization strategies for providers, and specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines that prevent them.
Audience: Immunization Providers (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Physician’s Assistants, DoD Paraprofessionals, Medical Students, etc.)
Length: 14 hours. Four, 4-hour sessions broadcast on consecutive Thursdays.
Next Broadcast: January 31, and February 7, 14, & 21. 2008
Registration/
More info:

- More Information
- Course Textbook & Slide Sets
- Resources (2007 broadcast
)
- View archived webcasts
- Applying for Continuing Education Credit

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2
Immunization Update

Description: An annual update, highlighting current and late-breaking immunization issues.
Audience: Immunization Providers (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Physician’s Assistants, DoD Paraprofessionals, Medical Students, etc.)
Length: 2 ˝ hours
Next Broadcast: August 9, 2007
Registration/
More info:

- Site registration opens June 14, 2007.
- Participant registration opens July 12, 2007.
- Slides (2006)
- Resources (2006)
- View archived webcast (2006)

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3
Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Description: Provides guidelines for vaccine-preventable disease surveillance, case investigation, and outbreak control.
Audience: Physicians, infection control practitioners, nurses, epidemiologists, laboratorians, sanitarians, disease reporters, and others who are involved in surveillance and reporting of VPDs.
Length: 3 ˝ hours
Next Broadcast: December 13, 2007
Registration/
More info:
View Archived Webcast (12/8/05)
Course Manual

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4
The Immunization Encounter: Critical Issues
Description: Addresses issues related to a routine immunization clinic encounter: patient intake and screening, vaccine administration, vaccine management, documentation, vaccine adverse events management and reporting, and resources for staff orientation and development.
Audience: Immunization clinic managers, staff supervisors, and staff who administer vaccines (Physicians, RNs and LPNs, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Physician's Assistants, Medical Assistants, DOD Paraprofessionals, Students)
Length: 2 1/2 hours
Next Broadcast: TBA. None scheduled at this time.
Registration/
More info:

- No registration at this time.
- CE credit no longer available.

- Resources associated with this broadcast.
- View archived webcast (2002 broadcast).

 

5
Adult Immunization Update
Description: Addresses the impact of vaccine-preventable diseases on adults; recommended vaccines for adults, including indications and contraindications; coverage among various demographic and risk groups; and strategies to improve coverage levels.
Audience: Immunization Providers (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Physician’s Assistants, DoD Paraprofessionals, Medical Students, etc.)
Length: 2 1/2 hours
Next Broadcast: None scheduled.
Registration/
More info:

- More information.
- Resources (2006 broadcast)
- View archived webcast.

 

6
Vaccines for International Travel

Description: An overview of vaccination recommendations for international travelers.
Audience: Immunization Providers, particularly those staffing travel clinics, or who may vaccinate international travelers, including DoD Paraprofessionals.
Length: 2 ˝ hours
Next Broadcast: TBA. None scheduled at this time.
Registration/
More info:
No registration at this time.
Health Information for International Travel Book

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7
Influenza: Preparing for the Next Pandemic

Description: Technical and programmatic issues dealing with the prospect of an upcoming flu pandemic.
Audience: Immunization Providers, State Immunization Program Managers.
Length: 2 ˝ hours
Next Broadcast: TBA. None scheduled at this time.
Registration/
More info:
No registration at this time.

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2007 Course Calendar

  • Jan. 25, Feb. 1, Feb. 8, & Feb. 15, 2007
    Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

  • August 9, 2007
    Immunization Update 2007

  • December 13, 2007
    Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

2008 Course Calendar

  • Jan. 31, Feb. 7, Feb. 14, & Feb. 21, 2008
    Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
  • August 7, 2008
    Immunization Update 2008
  • December 11, 2008
    Topic to be announced


 

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