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2018 Immunization Update


Total Credits: 1.0 including 1 AOA Category 2-B Credit (AOMA)

Average Rating:
   5
Category:
Family Medicine |  AOMA |  Infectious Diseases |  Pediatrics
Faculty:
Karen Lewis,
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Description

The world of viruses is ever evolving. Dr. Karen Lewis covers newly developed vaccines and proposed updates to vaccination schedules.

Objectives:

  • Interpret the indications for use of the new Herpes Zoster subunit vaccine
  • Distinguish when a third dose of MMR vaccine is recommended
  • Assess which vaccines are needed for a patient with asplenia, a non-functioning spleen, or who will be receiving a splenectomy

 

 

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Faculty

Karen Lewis Related seminars and products: 1

MD, FAAP

Arizona Department of Health Services


Karen Lewis, MD, FAAP received her medical degree at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. She completed a pediatric residency at the Phoenix Hospitals Affiliated Pediatric Program and completed a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Lewis is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. For fifteen years she worked in Phoenix hospitals as a pediatric infectious disease consultant before joining the Arizona Department of Health Services in 2003. Dr. Lewis is the Medical Director of the Arizona Department of Health Services’ Immunization Program Office. 

Dr. Lewis has no disclosures.


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