Topic: Meningococcal Disease Among College-Aged Young Adults: 2014–2016
Educational Objectives: By the end of the activity, participants will be able to:
- Apply knowledge gained by lectures from pediatric sub specialists to clinical practice.
- Meet organizational quality goals and improve our quality outcomes.
- Identify and apply cultural and ethnic date to clinical care.
Educational Session Objectives: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
- Assess the incidence and characteristics of meningococcal disease in college-aged young adults in the US, as it applies to Pediatrics.
- 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.
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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.
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.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™