An Update on Pertussis
- Tina Q. Tan, MD
- Attending physician, Infectious Diseases; Medical director, Adoption Clinic; Co-Medical director, Travel Immunization Clinic, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
- Disclosure: Dr. Tina Tan has received an honraria and research grant from Sanofi Pasteur for her involvement in the research study as well as speaking and teaching assignments. She has also received a consulting fee from Glaxo Smith Kline for her partcipation in a research study.
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After completing this session, participants will be able to:
Discuss the growing public health problem of pertussis
Discuss the changing epidemiology of pertussis disease and the
increasing incidence of disease in the adolescent and adult populations
Recognize the clinical presentation and risk factors for the disease in different age groups
Presentinformation on the impact that adolescent and adult pertussis disease has on the community and the preventative vaccines that are available
Describe immunization strategies for administration of Tdap vaccine
You must view the entire webinar and follow the link given after webinar is finished to take the quiz and evaluation for credit.
Webinar was broadcast live on January 8, 2013. You can watch it on demand below and it will take approximately one hour to complete.
Once on webinar website, navigate to An Update on Pertussis.
An update on pertussis will enable healthcare providers to learn more about pertussis, why cases are on the rise and recognize the symptoms.
This webinar will launch live on January 8, 2013. You must register in advance to view this webinar live. If you are unable to join us live on January 8, 2013 at 8 a.m., this webinar will be available on demand within 24 hours. You must view the webinar in its entirety in order to link to the quiz and earn CME credit. To register for this event, go to http://luriechildrens.webex.com. You may also go to that website to veiw the session once it has been recorded.
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