October 2014 – Management and Prevention of Pediatric Influenza in Healthcare Settings

The American Academy of Pediatrics collaborated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to coordinate a 1-hour Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity http://www.bt.cdc.gov/coca/ webinar titled “Management and Prevention of Pediatric Influenza in Healthcare Settings”, in September 2014. During this webinar, subject matter experts discussed pediatric recommendations, strategies to improve influenza prevention and control in children, and ways to leverage seasonal influenza planning in pediatric offices and hospitals to improve pandemic preparedness. The expert speakers for the call were Joseph Bresee, MD, FAAP; Henry (Hank) Bernstein, DO, MHCM, FAAP; and Brent Kaziny, MD, FAAP. To access the archived webinar or presentation materials, please see: http://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/calls/2014/callinfo_091814.asp.

 

Also, see the AAP Children and Disasters Web site www.aap.org/disasters or AAP Influenza Resources http://aapredbook.aappublications.org/site/flu/.

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