Measles Prevention and Control Webinar

Presentation Slides (PDF)

Watch the recording

Complete the evaluation

The Washington Department of Health (DOH) hosted a webinar on Wednesday, April 3 from 12-1pm. The topics included a discussion of measles signs and symptoms, transmission, vaccine recommendations, measles epidemiology, and outbreak control guidelines. Continuing education credits are available for nurses and medical assistants. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe measles clinical features, transmission, and complications 
  • Discuss MMR vaccine recommendations 
  • Identify guidelines related to measles specimen collection, reporting and outbreak control 

Target Audience 

Health care providers, local public health department staff, health educators, school staff, and anyone interested in this topic. 


  • Lucy Colville, MD
    Resident, University of Washington Department of Pediatrics, Seattle Children’s Hospital 
  • Kimberly Carlson, MSN, RN, CCRN
    Institutional Nursing Consultant, Vaccine Preventable Diseases

    Washington State Department of Health
  • Esther Lam, MPH

    Washington State Department of Health 

Continuing Education 

  • There is no charge for continuing education (CE) credit. 
  • CE expires July 3, 2024
  • CE is available for nurses and medical assistants for attending the live webinar OR watching the recording. 
  • Even if you attend the live webinar or watch the recording as a group, everyone must register for the webinar and complete the evaluation as an individual prior to receiving CE. 

How to receive CE credit

  • Attend the live webinar and complete the evaluation. We will email certificates a few weeks after the live webinar.
  • Watch the webinar recording and complete the evaluation. We will email certificates a few weeks after July 3, 2024.

Continuing Nursing Education 

Continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association. MNA is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 1.0 contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of this activity. 

Continuing Education for Medical Assistants 

1.0 administrative continuing education unit was approved by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content or the program’s sponsor.

Commercial Support 

This learning activity is not funded by any commercial entity.