Symposium:
28. Vaccine Preventable Outbreaks: How Can ID Fight the Skeptics?
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 271-273

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the factors that played a role in the California measles outbreak
  • describe the current state of vaccine recommendations and guidelines
  • summarize techniques that can be useful when dealing with patients who are skeptical of vaccines

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

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

Moderator:  David Greenberg, MD, FIDSA, University of Texas Southwestern

Presentations:
8:30 AM
63
8:55 AM
Q&A
9:00 AM
64
Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy
Gary S. Marshall, MD
9:25 AM
Q&A
9:55 AM
Q&A

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-217-L04-P

Disclosures:

D. Greenberg, None

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