2018 NJ Immunization Conference

Please join us for the
2018 NJ Immunization Conference:
Integrating Innovations into Practice

Monday, May 21, 2018
8:00 am - 3:30 pm (Registration begins at 7:15 am)

Rutgers University - Livingston Campus Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Ave.
Piscataway Township, 08854

Learn about innovative immunization practices from local and nationally-recognized leaders. Keynote and breakout session speakers will share ideas and creative approaches to improving vaccination rates in community, hospital, and clinic-based practices.

Thank you for the great response! We are only acccepting waitlist registrations at this time.

Featured Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Offit is the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), as well as the Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology and a Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Author of upcoming book Bad Advice: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, And Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Information (Columbia University Press)

Dr. Bednarczyk is with the Hubert Department of Global Health, with a joint appointment in the Department of Epidemiology, at the Rollins School of Public Health, at Emory University. His work on the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has led to his affiliations with both the Emory Vaccine Center and the Cancer Prevention and Control Program of the Winship Cancer Institute. His research focus is on adolescent and adult vaccination, particularly in addressing issues of vaccine hesitancy around HPV vaccination.

Here is the 2018 NJ Immunization Conference Draft Agenda (2018_Draft_Agenda.pdf)

Vaccine-related businesses and community service providers will also be on hand to share education and resources!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! The event is $55.00 and includes all materials, and refreshments.


1. Describe the immunization landscape, with a focus on New Jersey.
2. Identify innovative strategies for increasing immunization rates.
3. Describe the best practices for vaccine management in clinical settings.
4. Explain the current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices immunization recommendations.
5. Describe the benefits of participating in the New Jersey Immunization Information System 2.0 (New Jersey's immunization registry).
6. Identify effective communication techniques to help increase the public's confidence in the use of vaccines.
7. Clarify the necessary steps for disease reporting, investigation, and surveillance to manage and help prevent vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks


CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and New Jersey Department of Health Vaccine Preventable Disease Program, Rutgers School of Public Health - Center for Public Health Workforce Development. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the (ACCME®) to provide medical education for physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 5.2 contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.7 CEU's for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 5.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 6.0 CPH recertification credits for this program.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Presentations will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and New Jersey Department of Health Vaccine Preventable Disease Program, Rutgers School of Public Health ­ Center for Public Health Workforce Development are jointly providing the CNE for this activity.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.


1. After attending a conference, login or create a new account on TCEO (www.cdc.gov/GetCE).

2. Search for the conference you attended. For the Immunization Conference, enter CM2981

3. Scroll down and click on the title of the course.

4. Review the information on the Course Summary page and click Continue.

5. Enter in the Course Code provided at the conference in the Course Access Code box and click Continue. The Course Code is NJIC2018

6. Choose the type of continuing education you'd like to earn. You can select more than one.

7. Select the sessions of the conference that you attended. At the top of the page click Save Selections.

8. Under Pending CE, complete the Evaluation for each session you attended and then complete the Entire Conference Evaluation.

9. Visit the Completed CE section of the My Activities page to download your certificate.

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC's CE activities.
NOTE: Continuing Education for Certified Public Health Professionals apply to the two plenary sessions and the 90-minute workshops only (sessions C, D, I, and J).