Meeting Archive:
Protecting Young Adults from Meningococcal Disease

2019 NFID Clinical Vaccinology Course 
November 16-17, 2019 in Washington, DC
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Meeting Description:
Join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) and the National Association for School Nurses (NASN) for a discussion on vaccines to prevent meningococcal disease and strategies to increase vaccination rates.
NFID Medical Director William Schaffner, MD will moderate the webinar with presentations by Sarah A. Mbaeyi, MD, MPH, medical officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Christine Amidon, BSN, RN, college nurse at the Wabash College Student Health Center.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the epidemiology of meningococcal disease in the United States
  • Summarize the current ACIP recommendations for meningococcal vaccines
  • Implement strategies to improve meningococcal vaccination rates in identified risk groups
There is no fee to participate in this activity but pre-registration is required.
Date: Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
 Presenter Information
Moderator: William Schaffner, MD
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NFID Medical Director
Professor of Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN

Sarah A. Mbaeyi, MD, MPH
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Medical Officer
Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Christine Amidon, BSN, RN
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College Nurse
Student Health Center
Wabash College
Crawfordsville, IN

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) and the National Association for School Nurses (NASN). NFID is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
NFID designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)
National Association of School Nurses is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
National Association of School Nurses is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing: Provider No. CEP 12292.