Registration Brochure - Illinois Public Health Association

Advisory Committee
Jacquie Barringer, R.N.
Morgan County Health Department
Cynthia Dawkins, A.A.S., B.S., M.P.A.
Illinois Department of Public Health
Cindy Flayton, R.N., M.S.
Oakton Community College
Paul Lucas II, M.S., CHES
Centers for Disease Control
Thomas Padovani, M.D.
Cook County Department of Public Health
Colette Petit, R.N., B.S.N., B.A.
DuPage County Department of Public Health
Debra Stephens, M.P.H., B.S.N., R.N.
Illinois Department of Public Health
Angie Wanger, B.S.
Illinois Public Health Association
Conference Overview
The conference provides approximately 300 health
care professionals throughout Illinois with current
and accurate information on important infectious
disease topics for performing essential services directly
related to, or impacted by, infection control issues,
health and medical education efforts and public health
practices. Topics focused on will include Immunization,
Communicable Diseases and Tuberculosis.
This activity is co-provided with Oakton Community
College and the Illinois Public Health Association.
Conference Purpose
To enable the learner to provide essential services
related to disease prevention and control.
Target Audience
The content of this multidisciplinary program is designed
for professionals who work to meet the demands of
disease prevention and control. The content is especially
relevant to those in the following fields: public health
personnel, school, college and university health services,
infection preventionists and epidemiologists, public and
private sector physicians and staff and health educators.
By attending this conference, participants will be able to:
• Obtain new information on improvements in
diagnosis, treatment, prevention and management
of numerous communicable diseases;
• Review current understanding of important
immunization topics, including vaccine issues;
• Acquire knowledge of infectious disease
interventions from experts in the disciplines of
vaccine preventable disease, communicable disease
and tuberculosis;
• Gain an understanding of the epidemiology
and important issues relating to a variety of
communicable diseases affecting public and private
health professionals; and
• Recognize and respond to emerging infectious
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Continuing Education (CE) Credit
Registered Nurses
This activity has been submitted to WNA CEAP for approval to award contact hours. Wisconsin Nurses Association is accredited
as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES)
Upon completion of the conference program, seven (7) CEUs will be awarded by the Illinois Public Health Association (IPHA). IPHA is
a designated provider of continuing education contact hours in health education by the National Commission for Health Education
Credentialing Inc. This program is a designated event for the CHES to receive up to 12.5 Category I CEUs in health education.
Other Professionals
One universal training hour (UTH) from Oakton Community College is equal to one 60 minute clock hour. CEUs will be
awarded upon completion of the conference program.
Licensed Environmental Health Practitioners (LEHP)
Upon completion of the conference program, CEUs will be awarded.
There will be a $10 processing fee for each certificate request.
Continuing education certificates will be mailed to the address on the registration form.
Certificates will be mailed within 90 days following completion of the conference.
Hotel Arrangements
Doubletree by Hilton Bloomington
10 Brickyard Drive, Bloomington, IL, 61701
Phone: 309-664-6446 • Fax: 309-664-6135 •
Overnight hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the registrant. A special conference rate of $70 per night for
single/double occupancy is available at the Doubletree by Hilton Bloomington. Room rates are subject to applicable state
and local taxes. To make your hotel room reservation, please call Doubletree reservations at 800-222-TREE, or 309-664-6446
and specify that you are with the Illinois Immunization and Communicable Disease Conference.
Hotel registration deadline is Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014.
From Northwest (example Rockford), take 39 South to 55 North, take exit 167 Veterans Parkway go South for 5 miles.
Turn right on Brickyard Drive.
From North (example Chicago), take 55 South to exit 167 Veterans Parkway. Go south for 5 miles. Turn right on
Brickyard Drive.
From South (example Springfield and St. Louis), take 55 North to Business 55/Veterans Parkway for 3 miles north to
Brickyard Drive, turn left.
From West (example Peoria), take 74 East to 55 North, take exit 167 Veterans Parkway approximatley 5 miles South to
Brickyard Drive, turn right.
From South (example Decatur), take 51 North to Veterans Parkway/Business 55. Go north approximately 2 miles to
Brickyard Drive, turn left.
From East (example Champaign and Indianapolis), take 74 West to exit Business 55/Veterans Parkway. Go north for 3
miles to Brickyard Drive, turn left.
From the Central Illinois Regional Airport, take route 9 west to Veterans Parkway (2 miles). Go left (south) on Veterans
Parkway for 2 miles to Brickyard Drive and turn right into hotel.
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Conference At-A-Glance
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
11:30 a.m.
Registration Opens
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Opening General Session
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
School Flu Clinic Panels
• Julie Pryde, MSW
Interesting Outbreaks of 2013
• Connie Austin, D.V.M, MPH PhD
Chronic Diseases Complicating Tuberculosis Treatment: Diabetes and Hepatitis C
• Kathy Ritger, M.D., M.P.H
This session will discuss how diabetes increases susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) disease and the
differences in TB treatment outcomes between diabetics and non-diabetics. Also discussed will be
the populations in which TB and hepatitis C overlap and the basic treatment regimen for hepatitis C.
3:45 p.m. – 4 p.m.
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
Them’s The Rules, Baby!
• Carol Gibson Finley
This session will identify changes to immunization requirements for children attending daycare,
preschool and grade school for 2014-2014 and 2015-2016 school years, explaining the need for
and detailing the vaccinations required. This session will also discuss the occurrence of vaccinepreventable disease outbreaks and increasing disease incidence that prompted these rule changes.
Understanding Legionellosis
• Stephen J. Sokalski, DO, FACOI, FSHEA
This session will discuss important facts of Legionellosis identified by the Centers for Disease Control. The discussion will include the unique microbiologic characteristics of Legionalla organisms
and a review of recent Legionella outbreaks.
Measuring TB Prevention and Control: Applying National TB Indicators
• Elaine Darnall, RN, BSN, CIC
• Carrie Storrs, BSN, RN, MPH, CPH
This session will address the national indicators for TB program performance and discuss the Illinois
TB programs’ performance on the national indicator.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
7 a.m.
Exhibit Hall Opens
7:45 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
General Session
9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Break and Exhibits
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Conference At-A-Glance
Thursday, June 26, 2014 continued
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Breakout Sessions
HPV Vaccine Prevents Cancer. Why are Coverage Levels So Low?
• Julie Morita, MD
This session will discuss current HPV vaccine coverage levels among adolescents in Illinois, changes
in HPV related disease since the HPV vaccine was licensed and recommended and strategies implemented to improve first and third does HPV vaccine coverage levels.
Tick-Borne Disease: Illinois
• Jeff Nelson, M.D.
• Matthew Schau, Ph.D.
• Drew Rholl, Ph.D.
This session will explain the common diseases ticks can transmit and survey methods being used
in the Chicago region to inform the community of risk. Also common ticks found in Illinois will be
Detection of Rifampin-resistant Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex (MTBC) Infections
• John Nawrocki, Ph.D.
This session will help attendees understand rapid molecular-based assays that are used to detect
rifampin resistant MTBC in sputum, culture based gold standard assays that are used to confirm
MTBC infection, and culture based gold standard assays that are used to confirm drug-resistant
MTBC infection.
11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Break and Exhibits
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Laboratory Testing of Vaccine Preventable Diseases
• Dawn Nims, M.P.H.
• John Nawrocki, Ph.D.
This session will discuss the CDC Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologist (CSTE) case definition of select vaccine preventable diseases and what forms of laboratory diagnostic tests are
accepted to confirm diagnosis. Also discussed will be the clinical symptoms and when testing is
warranted at the IDPH laboratory versus a private, commercial laboratory, specimen collection
guidelines, and the difference in molecular-based versus gold standard tests.
The Ticks and Musquiters are Verry Troublesome: Disease and History
• Linn David Haramis, BS MS Ph.D.
This session will discuss the impact of disease on history and how disease has controlled the course
of human history far more than has been realized or has been given credit by many. The resurgence of Vector-borne diseases in many areas of the world will also be discussed.
12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Lunch and Closing Session
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