Named Lecture:
177. Edward H. Kass Lecture
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 4:15 PM-5:00 PM
Room: Grand Ballroom (East-West)

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • review the complex process of immunization policy development in the United States
  • highlight major public health successes attributable to vaccines
  • describe the importance of herd immunity and the influence of not immunizing children and adults
  • identify critical challenges facing the immunization process

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public Health Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Lab Personnel, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, Hospital Administrators, HIV Specialists, HIV Clinicians, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Global ID, Investigative ID, HIV, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderator:  Barbara D. Alexander, MD, FIDSA, Duke University


CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 0.75 knowledge-based contact hours (0.075 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-104-L01-P


B. D. Alexander, None

L. Pickering, None

See more of: Named Lecture

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.