SOURCE: IDCareLive

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September 04, 2015 09:56 ET

IDCareLive to Host Online CME Event on Vaccines

Nationally Recognized Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology Stephen I. Pelton, MD, to Present Live Online

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - September 04, 2015) - Primary care physicians, internists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pediatricians, infectious disease specialists, nurses, and pharmacists will have an opportunity to learn the latest science around pediatric and adult vaccinations live via online video at no cost at IDCareLive. The event will be held on September 16 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET at http://www.IDCareLive.com. The activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The program will feature Elizabeth D. Barnett, MD, and Stephen I. Pelton, MD, both of Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health. Topics in the two, hour-long programs will include: rationale for meningococcal serogroup B immunization, data around a one year interval between PCV13 and PPSV23 pneumococcal vaccine, who's at risk for invasive pneumococcal infection, three HPV vaccines now available for children and young adults, and influenza vaccine modes of administration. This activity is supported by PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.

"Vaccines are one of the most successful public health interventions. This session will review recent vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks and provide an update on new vaccines, especially those available to adolescents and adults," said Dr. Pelton.

IDCareLive offers clinicians an effective way to easily stay current on advances in infectious disease without leaving their office. There is no cost to register and watch any educational session at IDCareLive. Clinicians who attend live may take advantage of interactive capabilities like submitting questions to be addressed live online by presenting faculty and interactive polling.

To learn more and register at no cost for this live interactive video webcast, visit www.IDCareLive.com.

About IDCareLive

IDCareLive is a leader in online CME programs in infectious disease produced by PlatformQ Health, Inc. IDCareLive enables infectious disease specialists, internal medicine specialists, family care physicians and other healthcare practitioners interested in understanding and managing infectious diseases to learn, connect and interact in real time. IDCareLive offers virtual medical education at no cost and delivers all the benefits of a physical conference, with live presentations, real-time interactive Q&A, and an exhibit floor, all from the convenience of a computer. To learn more about IDCareLive, follow us via Twitter at @IDCareLive.

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