2018 Alaska Maternal Child Health & Immunization Conference: 6th Biennial

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Wednesday September 26, at 1:00 PM through September 28, 2018 12:00 PM
Day 1:
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Day 2:
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Day 3:
Friday, September 28, 2018
Location And Delivery Method ( view map )
Delivery Method
Face-To-Face
Location Name
Hilton Hotel
Address
500 W 3rd Ave.
City
Anchorage
State / Province
Alaska
Zip / Postal Code
99501
Country
United States
Cost Range
$300.00 - $350.00 (depending on options)

Host And Instructor

Host
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Instructor
See schedule for full list

Credits

C.E. Credit for Physician - American Medical Association (AMA): 13.50
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ANTHC designates this provider-directed activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
C.E. Credit for Nursing - American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC): 13.50
ANTHC is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. ANTHC designates this activity as meeting the criteria for one nursing contact hour credit for each hour of participation up to a maximum of 13.5 hour(s).
C.E. Credit for CHA/P - Community Health Aide Program Certification Board (CHAPCB): 13.50 [pending]
The 2018 Alaska MCH and Immunization Conference is in the process of obtaining approval to offer CHAP continuing education credits by the Community Health Aide Program Certification Board (CHAPCB). Please check back in July for more information.
C.E. Credit for Public Health - National Board of Public Health Examiners. (NBPHE - CPH): 13.50 [pending]
The 2018 Alaska MCH and Immunization Conference is in the process of obtaining approval to offer public health continuing education credits by National Board of Public Health Examiners. Please check back in July for more information.

Training Overview Description

The Alaska MCH and Immunization Conference is organized by the Alaska Native Epidemiology Center (EpiCenter) and the Alaska Division of Public Health, Section of Women’s, Children’s, and Family Health. We are excited to provide an opportunity for rural and urban Alaska health professionals to come together to learn about best practices, tools, and surveillance data related to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of women’s, children’s, and adolescent health issues in Alaska.

Objectives
By attending this conference participants will be better able to:
* Describe how to access and use online or print resources that assist in maternal, child and adolescent health care and immunization practice.
* Identify at least two best practices or tools for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of key women’s, children’s and adolescent health issues in Alaska.
* Identify at least one research trend of concern to health professionals and policy makers in rural and urban Alaska.

Hotel Information
Hilton Anchorage is the Alaska MCH & Immunization Conference venue site as well as the preferred lodging location. A block of rooms has been reserved for September 22, 2018 - September 30, 2018, with special room rates of $99/night. The hotel's physical address is 500 West Third Avenue, located in downtown Anchorage.

Hilton Parking
Overnight valet parking for conference attendees is $18.00. Day event parking is $11.00 valet parking only. All valet parking is based on availability.

Other Parking Options
Parking Garages and street meters are scattered in the downtown area. To view a map of parking options.
For more information on Directions and transportation options

Conference travel scholarships are now open!
Professionals and students of all levels working in rural Alaska or serving tribal populations are eligible. Community Health Aides (CHA/P) and Behavioral Health Aides (BHAs) are highly encouraged to apply! Submit your application HERE.

CE Credits
Currently, the conference is offering 13.5 CME and CNE credits. Continuing education credits for Community Health Aides, Behavioral Health Aides, and Public Health Professionals are pending. Please check the conference website for more information.

Event-specific Details

Visit the conference website at http://www.alaskamchconference.org/ for details and updates about this conference.

Womens Health
Rural Health
Primary Care
Maternal and Child Health
Pediatrician
Obstetrics and Gynecologist
Family Medicine Physician
Registered Nurse - CNS
Registered Nurse
Public Health Nurse
Nurse Educator
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Administrator
Licensed Practical Nurse
CNA/NA (Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant)
Physician Assistant
Other Nurse Practitioner
Other Mid-Level Providers
NP - Women's Health
NP - Psychiatric
NP - Pediatric
NP - Family Practice
Midwife
Pharmacist
Medical Assistant
Community Health Practitioner (CHP)
Community Health Aide (CHA)

Registration Information

Registration is open! Register early, space fills up quickly. Click here to Register.

For questions, contact the conference coordinator at confcoor@gmail.com

Registration & Fees:
* Your registration must be received by September 21, 2018 to ensure that you will be guaranteed a seat at the conference.
* The conference registration fee is $300 if received on or before August 12, 2018.
* Late registration fee of $350 begins on August 13, 2018.
* Registration fee includes two breakfasts, two lunches and morning/afternoon snacks.