Meet-the-Professor Session:
99. Infection Prevention Strategies in the Transplant Patient
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Room: 104ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • demonstrate the challenges to reducing exposure to infectious diseases that transplant recipients may have after returning home after a transplant
  • define which vaccines may be safely administered to patients and which may be safely administered to their families
  • assess safe approaches to food, travel, and pets for the transplant recipient

Target Audience: Infection Control Practitioners, Infectious Disease Practitioners, Pharmacists, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Tara Palmore, MD, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health and Mini Kamboj, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr.


7:00 AM
Tara Palmore, MD

7:30 AM
Mini Kamboj, MD

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.0 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.1 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-159-L01-P


T. Palmore, None

M. Kamboj, None

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.