109. Hot Issues in Vaccine Policy
Friday, October 9, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 6--DE

Learning Objectives:

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

  • identify the status and potential of Staph aureus vaccines on antimicrobial resistance
  • review potential opportunities and challenges in successfully developing new vaccines that could combat antimicrobial resistance

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Members-in-training, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

Moderators:  Andrew Pavia, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, FPIDS, University of Utah School of Medicine and Walter A. Orenstein, MD, FIDSA, FPIDS, Emory University

8:30 AM
Vaccine Hesitancy
Saad Omer, MBBS, MPH, PhD, FIDSA

9:30 AM

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: 0221-9999-15-169-L04-P


A. Pavia, None

W. A. Orenstein, None

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