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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Best Practices in Screening, Referral and Behavioral Health Interventions

August 19, 2016
9 am - 12 noon
Western Michigan University, Grand Rapids, MI
Simulcast live from Central Michigan University
Cost: Free

Autism Spectrum Disorder is a pervasive diagnosis for children of all ages and ethnicities. Information regarding early diagnosis and referrals continues to be problematic for health care professionals. This training will enable health care professionals to better understand the symptomatology of Autism Spectrum Disorder, identify concerns as early as possible, and to make a referral with conviction.

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4th Annual Keweenaw Medical Conference

August 26-28, 2016
Keweenaw Mountain Lodge, Copper Harbor, MI

This conference will offer up to 10 AMA category 1 CME credits for attending clinical lectures covering topics that are of interest regardless of your medical specialty. It will also be featuring researchers from throughout the region presenting their work on a wide variety of clinical, basic science, and engineering topics at both a poster session and PechaKucha style oral presentations.

Social events include a sunset cruise on the Isle Royale Queen IV Friday evening, and dinner and dancing to the popular band Eastside Ramblers Saturday evening. There will also be time to enjoy the amenities of the lodge and surrounding area, including the award winning mountain bike trails.

Clinicians, researchers and students are all welcome. More information and online registration at



Adult Immunization in Michigan: Using the Standards to Increase Coverage

Live Webinar
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

No cost, but registration is required

Please join the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Michigan State Medical Society for an important update on adult immunizations. This live webinar offers participants unique insight into the alarmingly low adult coverage rates in the United States and in Michigan. The speaker will address the key issues, outline the need for the Standards, and provide recommended practices. The content for this activity is based on the revised (2013) Standards for Adult Immunization Practice from The National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC). Time for additional questions from the webinar audience will be provided at the end of the presentation.

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You Are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention

Understanding the Burden of HPV Disease, the Importance of the HPV Vaccine Recommendation, and Communicating About HPV Vaccination

Online Test Available through December 31, 2016
Cost: Free

The National AHEC organization and the Western Regional AHEC in Michigan are pleased to provide you with this free continuing education opportunity to learn more about HPV vaccination and the need for a strong recommendation in girls and boys 11-12 years old. This presentation includes up-to-date information on HPV infection/disease, the HPV vaccine, and ways to successfully communicate with patients and parents about it.

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