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Friday, September 12 • 8:00am - 9:00am
B001 Updates on Adult Immunizations and Adult Immunization Practice Standards: Implications for Occupational Health Professionals (Intermediate)

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Topic Overview:

Adults are at substantial risk for vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States. But, vaccination remains a poorly utilized prevention tool among adults. This presentation will describe the highlights on adult vaccination at the most recent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting, adult vaccine coverage and coverage disparities across different populations, healthcare provider perspectives and practice standards on adult immunization, and the important role of occupational health professionals in improving adult immunization rates and promoting health and effectiveness of working adults.

 

Objectives:

  1. Identify at least one vaccine for adults with a low coverage rate.
  2. Describe provider practice standards on adult immunization.
  3. Explain a change in the provider practice that improves adult vaccination coverage.

Speakers
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David Kim, MD

David Kim is a Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service currently assigned to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the Deputy Associate Director for Adult Immunizations in the Immunization Services Division. During his tenure at CDC, Dr. Kim has worked in a variety of programs, including immigrant health, quarantine, public health emergency preparedness, cruise ship epidemiology and HIV drug resistance. He is a graduate of the... Read More →


Friday September 12, 2014 8:00am - 9:00am
Napoleon Ballroom 3/F

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