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The 2018 Immunization Summit was held on August 17 at the Wyndham Riverfront Little Rock. It was a convergence of immunization experts, public health professionals, and clinicians for sharing information, discussing current issues, and recommending strategies to improve immunization rates in Arkansas. The presentations are available here as a resource.

General Session Presentations

Emerging Issues and Updates - Gary Wheeler, MD; Chief Medical Officer, Arkansas Department of Health

Overview of the Immunization Schedules - Eric Crumbaugh, PharmD; Director of Clinical Business Development, ExpressRx, Little Rock

Proper Technique in Vaccine Administration - Jeremy Thomas, PharmD; Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice    University of Arkansas Medical Sciences

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Adult Break-Out Session Presentations

Improving Tdap/Influenza for Pregnant Women and Caregivers- William Greenfield, MD; Director of the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, UAMS

Billing for Adult Immunizations -  Clark Fincher, MD; Physician, Internal Medicine; Director of Outpatient Education, Unity Health Internal Medicine Residency Program, Searcy

Pediatric Break-Out Session Presentations

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Responding to Vaccine Hesitancy and Delays in the Schedule -  Jerry Byrum, MD; Pediatrician; All for Kids Pediatrics

Effective Communication about Adolescent Vaccines- Chad Rodgers, MD; Pediatrician, Chief Medical Officer, AFMC

HPV Vaccine - How Can We Increase the Rates? - Jennifer Dillaha, MD; Medical Director Immunizations, Arkansas Department of Health

Vaccine Technology/Management Break-Out Session Presentations

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WebIZ w Inventory Management 

AFIX Reports

WebIZ with Inventory Management/AFIX Reports - Andrew Luker; IIS Computer Coordinator, Immunizations Section, Arkansas Department of Health

WebIZ Data Quality and Interoperability -  Andrew Luker; IIS Computer Coordinator, Immunizations Section, Arkansas Department of Health 

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