Measles Disease & Vaccination (CE: 2.0)


 

Description:

The presentation describes measles disease, recent measles epidemiology in the United States, and facts about the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine used in the United States. Facts about the MMR vaccine, including its recommended use, effectiveness, administration, storage, handling, and adverse events, will be covered.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Communicate the importance of being vaccinated.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of measles.
  • Explain how the measles virus is transmitted.
  • Summarize facts and features of the MMR vaccine.
  • Explain what health care workers should do if they suspect a case of measles.

 

Author(s):

Dr. Raymond A. Strikas MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA CDC