Learning Lounge:
Prevention of influenza through vaccination: Can we do any better? (Not Official IDWeek Programming - This program is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline - See Affiliated Events Guide)
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 10:15 AM-11:00 AM
Room: IDExpo Hall H, Learning Lounge 2 ( Booth 1321)

Learning Objectives:

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Dr. Rafik Bekkat-Berkani (MD)

Global Medical Affairs Leader, Influenza

GSK, Wavre, Belgium


Dr. Catia Ferreira (MSc , PhD)

North America Medical Affairs Leader, Influenza

GSK, Philadelphia, United States


Learning Lounge Summary:

GSK Vaccines will host an e-Learning Lounge event for HealthCare Professionals attending the ID Week 2016 annual meeting. This scientific session will aim to challenge the actual influenza paradigm. You will come away from this session with a fresh perspective on your approach towards influenza vaccination.

Target Audience: Infectious diseases physicians

10:15 AM
Welcome and Introduction
10:20 AM
Understanding seasonal influenza in detail: When is “flu” not “just flu”?
10:35 AM
Can we rethink the prevention of influenza for your patients?
10:50 AM
Q&A and Discussion

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

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