Learning Lounge:
Helping to Prevent Pneumococcal Disease in Certain Adults (Not Official IDWeek Programming This activity is supported by Merck & Co., Inc.- See Affiliated Events Guide)
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 10:15 AM-11:00 AM
Room: IDExpo Hall H, Learning Lounge 1 ( Booth 1300)

Learning Objectives:


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Learning Objectives/Summary:

•            Describe the clinical burden of pneumococcal disease in adults

•            Define categories of increased risk

•            Consider strategies to improve processes in your practice

Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

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

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