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Friday
04
MAY

Congreso de Inmunización y Prevención de Puerto Rico

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Immunization and prevention Congress 2018
Immunization Information Systems and Quality Improvement
Sessions in the immunization information systems topic area will focus on the expanding capabilities and capacity of immunization information systems, clinical decision support, and interactive with electronic health records. New technologies, external validation of registry data, immunization information systems will also be included in this track and new law.

Adult Immunizations
Sessions in the adult immunization topic area will focus on approaches to promote and improve vaccination of adults, healthcare workers, and pregnant women. Vaccines targeted for adults recommendation by CMS (including meningococcal conjugate vaccine, pneumococcal, adult Hep B, Tdap, influenza, and zoster vaccine) will be discussed.

Childhood/Adolescent Immunization New recommendation and mandate
Sessions in the childhood and adolescent immunization topic area will focus on activities to promote and improve vaccination of children 0-18 years of age. Vaccines targeted for children (primary vaccination series) and adolescents (including meningococcal conjugate vaccine, Tdap, and human papillomavirus vaccine) will be discussed.

Programmatic Issues
Sessions in the programmatic issues topic area will focus on programmatic aspects of supply and distribution of vaccine and addressing vaccine hesitancy. Vaccine storage and handling before natural disaster, vaccination barriers, school requirements, and financing of immunization programs will also be included in this track.

Health and Risk Communications with parents and community
Sessions in the health and risk communications topic area will focus on implementing appropriate immunization communication strategies (including message development, online communications, and the use of social media), addressing vaccine hesitancy and parental concerns.

Epidemiology and Surveillance Puerto Rico Status
Sessions in the epidemiology and surveillance topic area will focus on the national epidemiology and surveillance of vaccine-preventable diseases. Emerging issues in vaccine-preventable diseases, such as recent USA outbreaks and vaccine safety, will also be discussed.