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Immunization Competencies Education Program

Next course: Westin Ottawa
Saturday, May 24, 2014
 Immunizations are being provided by a growing number and wider range of health professionals. The CPS recognizes the importance of providing interdisciplinary education in this area.

The Immunization Competencies Education Program (ICEP) is a 1-day course based on the Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals, which were created by the Professional Education Working Group of the Public Health Agency of Canada. The competencies reflect a national consensus on the education and training required by immunization providers.

Registration limited so don't delay!

Online registration

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this continuing education course the health professional will be better able to:

  • Understand the importance of the key principles of the Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals when integrating immunization into their practice setting.
  • Counsel patients regarding many of the key immunization issues
  • Increase the public's confidence in vaccines
  • Promote safe and competent immunization practices
  • Work collaboratively with other professionals to promote cooperation on important public health issues such as immunization

The course is open to residency programs in paediatrics, community, family medicine, adult infectious disease, internal medicine, gynecology and pharmacy (complimentary registration), as well as physicians, nurses and pharmacists.

Course program

Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

This event has been approved by the Canadian Paediatric Society for a maximum of 7.5 credit hours under the Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Conference hotel

Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa Ontario  K1N 9H4

  • Reservations: call 1-800-WESTIN1.  Corporate/promo code: CEE20A.
  • To book online: visit https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/CPS
  • Special group rate: $159/night (single or double occupancy) plus applicable taxes.
  • To qualify for this special rate, be sure to specify that you are attending the CPS Immunization Competencies Education Program when you register. The cut-off date for reservations at the special group rate is Friday, May 2, 2014.

Last updated: Feb 27 2014