Topic: Meningococcal Disease Among College-Aged Young Adults: 2014–2016

Educational Objectives: By the end of the activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge gained by lectures from pediatric sub specialists to clinical practice.
  2. Meet organizational quality goals and improve our quality outcomes.
  3. Identify and apply cultural and ethnic date to clinical care.

Educational Session Objectives: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  1. Assess the incidence and characteristics of meningococcal disease in college-aged young adults in the US, as it applies to Pediatrics.
  2. Discuss that meningococcal B has a higher age incidence in the young adult age group compared to serogroups C, W, and Y, and that the Meningoccal B vaccine is an option for college aged students.

Target Audience: Physician Focus in Pediatrics

Planner(s) (varies): Erin Sternak, MD, Pediatrics, KP San Mateo; Douglas Balster, MD, Chief Pediatrics, KP Redwood City; Marissa Aillaud, MD, FAAP, Pediatrics, KP Redwood City

Speaker(s): Marissa Aillaud, MD, FAAP, Pediatrics, KP Redwood City

Resources: See CME Reminder

Disclosure Statement: The presenters and program planners of this conference have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest. The CME Department has reviewed their disclosure information for the planner(s) and/or committee / faculty for this program and they do not have relationships that present a conflict of interest.

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME Activity .

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Accreditation Statement:

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement:

The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Kaiser Permanente
1150 Veterans Blvd
30 A-B
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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