Measles and Mumps in the United States by Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).
Available through: 12/31/2021
Nursing Contact Hours: 1.00
Outbreaks of measles and mumps continue to occur in the United States despite widespread use of vaccination. Unfounded fears about risks of vaccination have resulted in declines in vaccine uptake in some areas and resultant outbreaks of infection. In this webinar, we will review the transmission, infection, diagnosis, and prevention of Measles and Mumps. We will discuss controversies surrounding vaccination and strategies for infection prevention.
• Identify the key components to a screening algorithm.
• Describe the steps when an exposure has been determined.
• List the symptoms and infectious period of measles and mumps.
• Discuss vaccines for prevention.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.