2020 Immunization Provider Conference

Warwick, RI US
May 13, 2020

Vaccine hesitancy is a reluctance or refusal to be vaccinated or to have one's children vaccinated. It is identified by the World Health Organization as one of the top ten global health threats of 2019. Attendees of this event will leave understanding parental concerns and ways to educate on the importance of vaccination.

Target Audience

Primary care specialists including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, & dentists.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity participants should be able to:

  • Address parent’s concerns about vaccines
  • Explain the history of the anti-vaccine movement
  • Describe how scientists and educators have fought against the movement
  • Describe the latest immunization updates
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.75 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
01/15/2020
Course expires: 
03/07/2022
Event starts: 
05/13/2020 - 5:00pm
Event ends: 
05/13/2020 - 8:15pm
Cost:
$38.00
Rating: 
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5:00–6:00 pm Registration, Networking, Dinner
6:00–6:10Introduction
Carol Hall-Walker, MP
6:10–6:30Immunization Updates
Tricia Washburn, BS
6:30–7:45Keynote: The Vaccine Wars
Paul A. Offit, MD
7:45–8:15 pmProvider Awards
Sue Duggan Ball, MPA & Janet Limoges
The Crowne Plaza Hotel
801 Greenwich Ave.
Pavillion
Warwick, RI 02886
United States

Please notify the Brown CME Office in writing at least two weeks prior to the conference to request reasonable accommodations. 

Guest Speakers

Sue Duggan Ball, MPA
Senior Quality Assurance Specialist
Office of Immunization | RIDOH

Carol Hall-Walker, MPA
Associate Director of Health
Division of Community Health & Equity | RIDOH

Janet Limoges
Provider Relations, KIDSNET
Center for Health Data & Analysis | RIDOH

Paul A. Offit, MD
Maurice R. Hilleman Endowed Chair in Vaccinology
Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Vaccine Education Center
Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA

Tricia Washburn, BS
Chief, Office of Immunization | Deputy Lead
Center for Preventive Services | RIDOH

Course Directors and Planning Committee 

Sue Duggan-Ball, MPA (Course Director)
Senior Quality Assurance Manager, Office of Immunization
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) 

Kathy Marceau, BA (Course Director)
School and Adolescent Services Coordinator
Office of Immunization | RIDOH 

Maria Sullivan, BS
Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Rhode Island Department of Health Academic Center The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Continuing Education Credit Designation 

Dental Professionals: This program qualifies for credit through the RI Board of Dental Examiners. Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance for a maximum of 1.75 hours.

Nurses: This activity has been submitted to the Northeast Multi-State Division for approval to award contact hours. The Northeast Multi-State Division is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Other Healthcare Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.. Many other disciplines accept this credit towards re-licensure or re-certification. Check with your state licensing board to verify.

Available Credit

  • 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.75 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/15/2020
Course expires: 
03/07/2022

Price

Cost:
$38.00
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