Measles Outbreaks: Lessons Learned - Online

Measles is a highly contagious rash illness that can cause serious disease and complications. Because of successful vaccination programs, measles is now uncommon in the US, but outbreaks from import-associated cases can occur. Join us for an update on measles epidemiology and lessons learned from a recent measles outbreak in the US.

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, and outcomes of measles infection
  • Interpret current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations for the use of measles vaccines
  • Describe how declining vaccination rates, influenced by anti-vaccine information, sparked a measles outbreak in Minnesota in 2017
  • Identify creative collaborations and communication methods to address vaccine confidence 

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
0206-9999-18-020-H06-P 0.1 CEUs August 19, 2018 - August 19, 2021