Washington State Immunization Summit 2023

Thank you for attending the 2023 Washington State Immunization Summit!

Thank you to all our IACW members and partners who attended the Immunization Summit on May 25, 2023. Over 300+ people attended in-person and online! We accomplished this year’s Immunization Summit goals of:

Topics included lessons learned from COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, community-based initiatives, “HPV at 9” in Washington State, practical strategies to addressing vaccine hesitancy, and the current state of immunizations in Washington.

Summit Sessions

Tribal & Urban Indian Health Immunization Coalition Poster

Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy

Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Slides

Speaker: Gretchen LaSalle, MD FAAFP

Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Vaccination Campaigns Panel

Moderator: Heather M. Drummond, MPH; COVID-19 Vaccine Director, Office of the Assistant Secretary, Division of Prevention and Community Health, Washington State Department of Health


The State of Immunizations

Immunization Coverage in Washington State and Barriers and Strategies Identified by Providers Slides

CDC Immunization Update Slides


Community-Based Immunization Initiatives: Discussion of Cultural Humility and Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy and/or Disparities Panel

Moderator: Derek Lane; Pastor, Maranatha SDA Church; Consultant, Tabor100; President, Lane Consulting Group


HPV Vaccinations in Washington State

HPV at 9 Slides

HPV Vaccine Education in Practice Slides


Closing Plenary

Closing Plenary Slides

Speaker: Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH; Secretary of Health, Washington State

Continuing Education Information

How to Request Continuing Education Credit

For In-Person Attendees Wishing to Obtain CMEs

General Information about Continuing Education

Please note: CE certificates are NOT generated after evaluation completion — CE certificates will be emailed by DOH and the CME provider within a few weeks of evaluation completion. Certificates will be emailed to the address provided on the sign-in sheet or evaluation.

Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Federation of State Medical Boards and the Washington Medical Commission. The Federation of State Medical Boards is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Federation of State Medical Boards designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

This knowledge activity was approved by the Washington State Pharmacy Association for 6.0 contact hours. The Washington State Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.

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Continuing Education for Health Educators

This event has been approved by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) to award up to 6.0 Category I CHES/MCHES continuing education contact hours. DOH is an approved multiple event provider by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC). Provider Number 1147801.

Continuing Medical Assistant Education

This program has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 6.0 administrative continuing education units.

Continuing Nursing Education

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Upon successful completion of this activity, 6.0 contact hours will be awarded.

Thank you to our Summit patrons and exhibitors!

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Post-Event Exhibitor Communication for Attendees

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