Course Agenda and Registration Information


January 10-11, 2017

Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii

CDC Pink Book Course: Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Faculty from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases will present a live, two-day comprehensive review of immunization principles, as well as vaccine-preventable diseases and the recommended vaccines to prevent them. The course will feature the most up-to-date immunization information from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The course will be held on January 10-11 from 8:00am-5:00pm both days.

The course is designed for anyone seeking the most comprehensive and current knowledge of immunization, including physicians, nurses, medical assistants, pharmacists, immunization providers, program managers, and nursing and medical students. Participants will need to have a basic understanding of biology and immunization. Continuing education credits will be available.

Course Agenda

Day #1 (Vaccine Management, Hawaii Update, Adult Vaccine Focus)

7:00 – 7:45, Registration

8:00-8:15, Course Intro, Objectives

8:15-9:00, Principles of Vaccination

9:00-9:45, General Recommendations

9:45-10:05, Break

10:05-10:45, General Recommendations

10:45-11:30, Vaccine Shipping and Handling & Administration

11:30-12:00, Hawaii State Update

12:00 – 1:10, Lunch

1:10-1:25, Assessing Adult Immunization History

1:25-1:45, Tdap/Td

1:45-2:05, Hepatitis A

2:05-2:35, Pneumococcal

2:35-3:00, Hepatitis B

3:00-3:25, Influenza

3:25-3:50, Break

3:50-4:20, HPV

4:20-4:40, Meningococcal

4:40-5:00, MMR

5:00-5:20, Varicella

5:20-5:30, Course Summary/Question and Answer/Evaluation

Day #2 (Vaccine Safety and Pediatric Vaccine focus)

7:00-7:45 Registration

8:00-8:30, Vaccine Safety

8:30-0:00, Rotavirus

9:00-9:50, DTap/DT/Tdap/Td

9:50-10:10, Hepatitis A

10:10-10:30, Break

10:30-11:00, Pneumococcal

11:00-11:30, Hepatitis B

11:30-12:00, Hib

12:00-1:10, Lunch

1:10 – 1:30, Polio (IPV)

1:30-2:00, Influenza

2:00-2:30, HPV

2:30-3:10, Meningitis

3:10-3:30, Break

3:30-4:00, MMR

4:00-4:25, Varicella

4:25-4:35, Course Summary/Question and Answer/Evaluation

Pink Book Requirement

All attendees will need a copy of the  CDC Pink Book for this course. You may choose to download it for free from the CDC website or purchase a book with registration (before Nov 15).

1. Purchase with this registration: $46 per book (includes shipping and handling). Book will be provided to you upon check in. Last day to purchase is November 15, 2016.

2. Download for free:


CDC Pink Book is not included in registration fees, but required for attendance.

Registration payment available Online or by Mail (late registrations must be paid with cash or check). Online purchases will include an additional fee paid directly to eventbrite (this website). For Mail in option, complete registration form online and mail check to HIC, 47-581 Hui Kelu St Kaneohe HI 96744.  Mail in purchase will not be final until check is received.  Confirmation of mail in purchase will be by email.

Parking validation will not be provided.  No refunds for any requests received after January 4, 2017 at 11:59 PM.

1. Early Bird Registration (2 days) $150 ends November 15, 2016 at 11:59 PM

2. Student Registration (2 days) $150 ends January 4, 2017 at 11:59 PM. Must email proof of current school registration to

3. Travel Scholarship Recipient (2 days) Travel scholarship applications are no longer being accepted.  The deadline was September 30, 2016.

4. Regular Registration (2 days) $200. Will be available November 16, 2016 at 12:00 AM till January 4, 2017 at 11:59 PM. Choose option to pay online or mail check to: HIC, 47-581 Hui Kelu St. Kaneohe HI 96744. **Check must be received by January 4, 2017 at 11:59 PM to confirm payment at this price.

5. Late Registration (2 days) $300. Any registration after January 4, 2017 must be done at the hotel, the morning of the event.  $150 per day.

6. One day only. Early Bird $100 until November 15, 2016 at 11:59 PM. Regular Registration $120 until January 4, 2017 at 11:59 PM. Late registration accepted until morning of event for $150 (per day).

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