Named Lecture:
101. Maxwell Finland Lecture
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 5:00 PM-5:45 PM
Room: La Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the current molecular epidemiology of meningococcal disease
  • discuss new concepts concerning the contribution of host and microbial factors to pathogenesis¬†
  • describe the modern targeted approach to protection of the population

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Lab personnel, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists, Vaccinologists

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

Moderator:  William Powderly, MD, Washington University School of Medicine


CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 0.75 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-241-L01-P


W. Powderly, None

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