Program Schedule

Adult Immunizations

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 115-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe changes to existing vaccine recommendations being considered for adults
  • discuss information on which vaccines are recommended for elderly adults including their effectiveness and safety
  • explain what factors have impeded uptake of vaccines recommended for adults and which factors can facilitate improved implementation of current ACIP vaccine recommendations

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderator:  Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, FAAP, FSAHM, University of North Carolina

8:30 AM
Hot Topics in Adult Immunization
Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, MD, MACP, FRCP
9:00 AM
Vaccines for the Elderly
Kenneth Schmader, MD

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-14-097-L01-P


T. Coyne-Beasley, Merck: Research Contractor, Research grant

S. A. Fryhofer, None

K. Schmader, Merck: Grant Investigator, Grant recipient

W. Schaffner, Merck: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Dynavax: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Sanofi-Pasteur: One lecture, Speaker honorarium

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