2014 Fall Clinical Vaccinology Course

November 7-9, 2014
Houston, TX


Topics Covered:

    • Childhood, Adolescent, and Adult Immunization Strategies, and Challenges
    • Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Updates
    • Influenza Vaccines: Giving the Right Dose at the Right Time
    • Maternal Immunization
    • Pneumococcal Vaccines Across the Lifespan
    • Special Populations including Immunocompromised Individuals
    • Travel Vaccines: Don’t Leave Home Without Them
    • Vaccine Administration: From Refrigerator to Reimbursement
    • Vaccines in Action

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the activity, participants will be able to:
    • Describe how vaccines work in providing individual and community immunity
    • Describe the current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) immunization recommendations across the lifespan and summarize recent updates
    • Describe indications, contraindications, efficacy, and safety profiles for routinely recommended vaccines as well as those for special circumstances including immunocompromised individuals, immigrants, and international travelers
    • Develop strategies to increase vaccination rates and identify best practices for implementing or improving immunization programs in specific practice settings
    • Recognize attitudinal, knowledge, and other barriers contributing to suboptimal vaccination rates
    • Implement innovative and practical strategies to improve communication with patients, parents, and caregivers about the risks and benefits of vaccination

Registration Fees:
Attendee Type  Early Registration 
(before 9/22/14) 
Full Registration
(after 9/22/14) 
 Full Registration
 $650      $750
 Trainees
(includes medical/doctoral students,
residents, and fellows)
 $350  $450
 Nurses    
 $350  $450
 Daily
 $350  $450


Hotel:
Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center
6580 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
713-796-0080