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UNC: Vaccination in Adult Autoimmune & Immunodeficiency Conditions

Activity Description

Vaccination in Adult Autoimmune and Immunodeficiency Conditions is a monograph published by the Thurston Arthiritis Research Center at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. The booklet higlights guidelines regarding the efficacy and safety of vaccinations in patients with autoimmune diseases or immunosuppressed conditions. You may access the content of the monograph either in hard copy obtained through the University of North Carolina, or by opening the PDF version attached to this website.

Target audience: 
  • Allergist/immunologists
  • Rheumatologists
  • Fellows-in-training
  • Allied Health providers
Learning objectives: 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • understand the importance of vaccinations in patients with autoimmune disease, with autoimmune disease on immunosuppressive therapy, and with chronic inflammatory conditions
  • apply the current guidelines for pneumococcal and influenza vacctionations and to recognize the clinical settings in which these vaccines are indicated or contraindicated
Credits & accreditation
  • 1.00 CME
    CME credit.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
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Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CME
    CME credit.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
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