In this presentation, Dr. Jonathan Levin reviews the history and challenges for RSV vaccine development. Dr. Levin also discusses the evidence and indications for the maternal RSV vaccine; explains the evidence and indications for nirsevimab (anti-RSV mAb); and specifies the practical issues around implementation of nirsevimab in the NICU setting. This presentation was recorded at the Advances in Pediatric Health Care Conference on November 2, 2023.
Co-Director, Chronic Pulmonary and Ventilator Program; Attending Physician, Divisions of Newborn Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine
Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
At the conclusion of this educational program, learners will be able to:
- discuss the history and challenges of RSV vaccine development
- evaluate the evidence and indications for the maternal RSV vaccine
- evaluate the evidence and indications for nirsevimab (anti-RSV mAb)
- identify practical issues around implementation of nirsevimab in the NICU setting
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1 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
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Jonathan Levin, MD: Site Investigator for RSVPeds therapeutic trial at BCH, Enanta