Announcement: Clinical Vaccinology Course --- March 12--14, 2010
A clinical vaccinology course for health-care professionals will be held March 12--14, 2010, at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley in San Diego, California. Through lectures and interactive case presentations, the course will focus on new developments and concerns related to the use of vaccines in pediatric, adolescent, and adult populations. Leading infectious disease experts, including pediatricians, internists, and family physicians, will present the latest information on newly available vaccines, vaccines in development, and vaccines whose continued administration is essential to improving disease prevention efforts.
This course is designed specifically for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, vaccine program administrators, and other health professionals involved with or interested in the clinical use of vaccines. It also will interest federal, state, and local health-care professionals involved in the prevention and control of infectious diseases. Course participants should have a knowledge of or interest in vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases.
CDC and four national organizations are collaborating with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), the Emory University School of Medicine, and the Emory Vaccine Center to sponsor this course. Continuing medical education, continuing nursing education, and continuing pharmacy education credits will be offered. Information regarding the preliminary program, registration, and hotel accommodations is available at http://www.nfid.org, or by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (301-907-0878), telephone (301-656-0003, ext. 19), or mail (NFID, 4733 Bethesda Avenue, Suite 750, Bethesda, MD 20814-5228).