039. Preventing Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Healthcare: Policy & Politics
Thursday, October 5, 2017: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 06DE

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the reason for vaccination of healthcare workers
  • discuss the reasons vaccines are mandated
  • identify ways to increase healthcare worker vaccination rates

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Healthcare workers, Hospital administrators, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists, Vaccinologists

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

Moderators:  Andrew Pavia, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, FPIDS, University of Utah School of Medicine and H. Keipp Talbot, MD, MPH, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-247-L01-P


A. Pavia, None

H. K. Talbot, Sanofi Pasteur: Research Contractor , Research support
Gilead: Research Contractor , Research support
MedImmune: Research Contractor , Research support
Sequirus: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
VaxInnate: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 4th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.