9. GRADE-ing the Guideline Development Process
Thursday, October 3, 2013: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: Esplanade Ballroom 301-310

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe how the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) process should be applied in making evidence-based recommendations
  • review national and international use of GRADE, and professional society requirements for GRADE
  • review the processes and challenges in integrating GRADE into the culture of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and highlight how ACIP recommendations have benefited from the GRADE process
  • summarize how IDSA guidelines benefit from the GRADE process

Target Audience: vaccinologists, scientists, researchers, public health practitioners, nurses, members-in-training, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, infectious diseases pediatricians, hospital epidemiologists, HIV clinicians, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Andi L. Shane, MD, MPH, MSc, Emory University School of Medicine and Larry K. Pickering, MD, FIDSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


7:00 AM
GRADE-ing the Guideline Development Process
Douglas Campos-Outcalt, MD, MPA

7:25 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:


A. L. Shane, None

L. K. Pickering, None

J. Temte, None

D. Campos-Outcalt, None

J. Temte, None

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