Got Your Shots? Immunization Conference - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Got Your Shots? Immunization Conference

Close the gap: Improving immunization coverage rates through best practices

November 1-2, 2018
Earle Brown Heritage Center
Minneapolis, MN

Hashtag: #ImmunizeMN

Conference objectives

By the end of this conference, you will be able to:

  • Describe how vaccine hesitancy contributes to immunization coverage gaps and list strategies to address them.
  • List at least three immunization best practices that can be implemented in your organization.
  • Identify at least two strategies to improve adolescent and adult immunization rates that you can apply in your practice.
  • Discuss essential immunization program activities for outbreak preparedness.

Who should attend

  • Public health professionals
  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Medical assistants
  • Physicians
  • Physician assistants
  • Pharmacists
  • Clinic managers
  • Community vaccinators
  • Anyone interested in immunizations

Agenda

Registration

Attendee registration

  • Early bird rate: $100 (through Friday, Sept. 21)
  • Regular rate: $150

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Attendees can earn up to 9.6 CEUs for the conference. An additional 2.4 CEUs can be earned at the pre-conference workshop for new immunizers.

Exhibits

Exhibitor registration

  • Exhibitor fee: $1,500. This includes registration for two people along with an 8-foot skirted table and two chairs.
  • Scholarships exhibitor fee: $150. Scholarships are available for organizations where the exhibitor fee is a barrier to participating. The scholarship fee includes registration for one person and a skirted table with two chairs.

Lodging

Room blocks are available at two hotels. Reserve your room by Oct. 1, 2018, to be guaranteed these room rates.

  • Rise by Elevation*
    1-763-566-8000
    Call the hotel and ask for the "Got Your Shots 2018" room block to make a reservation
    1 mile from Earle Brown Heritage Center (shuttle will be available)
    $121.00 per night

*As of Sept. 1, 2018, the DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis North is changing its name to Rise by Elevation. If you made a hotel reservation with DoubleTree, you do not need to do anything--your reservation and room rate stay the same.

Updated Friday, August 31, 2018 at 09:48AM