This activity is part of the Frankly Speaking with Dr. Frank Domino podcast series.

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Back to the Future: Measles Resurgence and Vaccine Hesitancy - Frankly Speaking EP 134Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

Measles were declared eliminated in 2000; however, in June 2019, the CDC announced that there were > 1,000 cases identified in the US—the largest number of cases since 1992. Join us as we discuss the causes of this increase in a vaccine-preventable disease (VPD) and strategies for containing this looming public health concern.  

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Release Date: 8/19/2019

Expiration Date: 8/19/2021

Learning Objectives

  • Identify current measles (rubeola virus) rates and associated public health and health policy implications 
  • Discuss known and suspected causes for the increased incidence of measles 
  • Describe strategies for PCPs to address this public health concern on both a micro (exam room) and macro (policy) level 
     

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Frank J. Domino, MD

Professor,Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

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Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C

Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Family Nurse Practitioner Track
UMMS GSN

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Back to the Future: Measles Resurgence and Vaccine Hesitancy - Frankly Speaking EP 134

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