About the Conference

Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25, 2021
 
There is no better time to talk about immunizations than now. This conference is virtual and includes educational sessions, dynamic speakers, and an excellent opportunity to network wi.th colleagues virtually while earning free CE, CME, and MOC credits for your attendance.

Conference Speakers

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COVID-19 Vaccination Status in Missouri

Mr. Robert Knodell

Acting Director Department of Health and Senior Services

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View ShowMeVax Presentation Slides

Lana Hudanick RN, BSN

Public Health Consultant Nurse, Bureau of Immunizations

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View Presentation Slides: HPV Vaccine and Cancer Prevention

Dr. Debbie Saslow, Ph.D.

Managing Director, HPV & GYN Cancers for the American Cancer Society

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View Presentation Slides: The Importance of Vaccinations and Catching Up on Missed Vaccinations

Featured Speaker – Dr. Andrew Kroger, M.D., M.P.H.

Medical Officer, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC

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View Presentation Slides: Equitable Distributions of Vaccines

Dr. Vetta Sanders-Thompson, Ph.D.

Professor of Racial and Ethnic Studies at Brown School at Washington University, St. Louis, MO

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View Presentation Slides: Vaccine Hesitancy & How to Talk to Parents

Dr. Kenneth Haller, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

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View Presentation Slides: COVID-19 Vaccinations and the EUA/FDA Approval Process

Featured Speaker – Dr. Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA

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View Presentation Slides: Vaccinations and Social Media

Dr. Monique Luisi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication, Missouri School of Journalism, University of Missouri

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Pandemic Fatigue

Dr. Kevin Cloninger, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Anthropedia Foundation

 

Vaccination Personal Stories:

Jenny Zimmer (Polio Vaccine)

Charlie Hinderliter (Influenza Vaccine)

Thomas Choinski (COVID-19 Vaccine)

Continuing Education Credits Available:

For Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacy, LPC, Psychology, and Social Work.

Provided by: The Missouri Immunization Coalition, University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, and University of Missouri Center for Continuing Education and Physician Lifelong Learning

Physicians

The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri designates this Live educational activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the Ameri-can Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Midwest Multistate Division Provider Number MO1022-6

10 Contact Hours

Pharmacy

The Missouri Board of Pharmacy has approved Contact Hours for 10 Hour(s) (10) CE(s) (Program Number 2021-05-03)

LPC, Psychology, Social Work, and 50-Minute Hours:

The University of Missouri Center for Continuing Medical Education and Physician Lifelong Learning (CME/PLL) is part of an accredited university in the state of Missouri. As such, this program meets the requirements for Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, and Social Workers with Missouri Licenses. CME/PLL attests that this program contains 10 clock hours of instructional time.