VICNetwork Webinar: Measles 2014 Update – Thursday, June 19, 2014 – 2pm ET / 11am PT

 Measles 2014 Update:  Clinical Presentation, Outbreaks, Vaccination Recommendations, and Patient Management

Thursday, June 19, 2014

11:00 am – 12:00 noon Pacific / 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern

OBJECTIVES:

  • Provide a brief background on measles including a description of the disease, clinical presentation, and complications
  • Outline the current status of measles outbreaks in the United States
  • Review CDC vaccination recommendations for the general public and international travelers
  • Explain the guidelines for evaluating, diagnosing and managing patients with measles
  • Highlight communication resources for doctors and other healthcare professionals and the public
  • Provide an update on the 2014 version of the National Immunization Awareness Month Toolkit

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SPEAKER:

Amy Parker Fiebelkorn, M.S.N., M.P.H

Parker-Fiebelkorn-photo_croppedAmy Parker Fielbelkorn is an Epidemiologist and subject matter expert on measles, mumps, and rubella at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  She is the principal investigator of a longitudinal study on the immunogenicity and adverse events of a third dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.  Previously she led the global review of measles among healthcare personnel, coauthored national policy recommendations for MMR vaccine, and led and supervised teams during investigations of mumps and H1N1 and responses to MERS-CoV and cholera.

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