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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

9:00 am to 12:15 pm

3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

 

ID News You Can Use: The 2014 Pediatric Immunization Schedule
Jocelyn Y. Ang MD, FAAP, FIDSA,
Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital of Michigan; and Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit

  

ID News You Can Use: The 2014 Adult Immunization Schedule
Patricia Brown, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Professor of Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine; and Corporate Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety, Detroit Medical Center

 

Objectives:

  • Explain the 2014 pediatric immunization schedule in order to ensure that children receive appropriate immunizations.
  • Describe the indications and contraindications for specific vaccines.
  • Discuss current controversies around specific pediatric vaccines.
  • Explain the 2014 adult immunization schedule in order to ensure that adult patients in primary care receive appropriate immunizations.
  • Understand the indications and contraindications for specific vaccines.
  • Gain knowledge regarding strategies to improve adult immunization rates in their practice.