161. Pediatric Immunization: Perspectives From Both Sides of the Pond
Friday, October 5, 2018: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Room: S 214-216
Co-organized with the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the differing recommendations for universal pediatric influenza immunization and selection of vaccination product in Europe and North America
  • describe the origins of the differing immunization schedules in the United States and the United Kingdom perspectives on and experiences with effectiveness and safety of pediatric vaccine adjuvants
  • review different approaches adopted by the United States and the United Kingdon to increase the uptake of pediatric vaccines

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

Tracks: Trainee, Pediatric ID, Global ID

Moderators:  Adam Finn, MD, PhD, University of Bristol and Paul W. Spearman, MD, FIDSA, FPIDS, FAAP, Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-18-240-L01-P


P. W. Spearman, None

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