Symposium:
2. Late Breaker Infectious Disease Updates
Wednesday, October 3, 2018: 1:30 PM-3:15 PM
Room: S 305-314

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review the 2018 outbreaks of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • review vaccines and therapeutics for Ebola and their use and evaluation in the field
  • discuss the recent Nipah virus outbreak and progress towards prevention
  • review recent human and zoonotic anthrax outbreaks in Africa

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, 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: Transplant ID, Trainee, Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID


Moderator:  Inger Damon, MD, PhD, FIDSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.75 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-18-366-L01-P


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