Symposium:
169. Emerging Issues in Travel Medicine
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 1:45 PM-3:15 PM
Room: 104ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • take home information about some new issues in travel medicine that can be applied in your practice setting
  • develop effective travel vaccination strategies in patients on immunomodulators or about to commence immunomodulator therapy
  • utilize knowledge of emerging infections in the international traveler to prevent or manage emerging infections

Target Audience: Public Health Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Global ID, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Naomi Aronson, MD, FIDSA, Uniformed Services University of the Health Services and Jay Keystone, MD, University of Toronto

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-131-L01-P

Disclosures:

N. Aronson, None

J. Keystone, Glaxo Smith Kline: Independent Contractor, Speaker honorarium
Merck Frosst: Independent Contractor, Speaker honorarium
Sanofi Pasteur: Independent Contractor, Speaker honorarium
Novartis: Independent Contractor, Speaker honorarium

M. E. Wilson, None

L. H. Chen, Xcellerex: Investigator and Research Contractor, Research grant

S. McLellan, None

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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.