Symposium:
4. Influenza
Wednesday, October 2, 2013: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 103 (Gateway Ballroom)
Co-organized with the Center for Global Health Policy

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the threat of evolving and novel influenza viruses
  • compare the rapidly increasing types of influenza vaccine
  • define the pathways and barriers in the search for improved influenza vaccines

Target Audience: scientists, researchers, public health practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, microbiologists, members-in-training, lab personnel, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists, hospital administrators, HIV clinicians, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Andrew Pavia, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, University of Utah School of Medicine and Bruce Gellin, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Department of Health and Human Services

CME Credits: Maximum of 2 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.2 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-13-093-L01-P

Disclosures:

A. Pavia, None

B. Gellin, None

W. Keitel, None

N. Cox, None

K. Neuzil, None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PST, Oct. 2nd with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.