97. Insight into Immunosuppression and Infections in Children
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 3:45 PM-5:45 PM
Room: Theater C
Co-organized with the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Learning Objectives:

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

  • identify and develop strategies to reduce the risk for infection in children in the pre-transplant evaluation period
  • assess the immunization status of pediatric transplant recipients
  • compare and contrast the risks and benefits of immunomodulators with respect to predisposition to infection and infectious disease manifestations in children

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

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control, Pediatric ID

Moderators:  Barbara Pahud, MD MPH, Children's Mercy Hospital and Joseph Hilinski, MD, Emory University School of Medicine

3:45 PM
5:05 PM
Immunomodulators and Infections
Hayley Gans, MD, FPIDS

CME Credits: Maximum of 2 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2 knowledge-based contact hours 0.2 of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-240-L01-P


B. Pahud, None

J. Hilinski, None

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