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Coughing up the Facts on Pertussis — Emerging Trends and Vaccine Recommendations

Coughing up the Facts on Pertussis – Emerging Trends and Vaccine Recommendations is presented as a web‐on‐demand video. This webcast was updated November 27, 2014. Continuing Education is available until November 27, 2016.

Description: This course reviews the clinical presentation of pertussis, how to test and treat appropriately, and who to vaccinate and when. Participants will also learn about emerging trends in pertussis reporting across the U.S.

Audience: Immunization Providers (Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Physician’s Assistants, DoD Paraprofessionals, Medical Students, etc.)

Speaker: Stacey Martin, MSc, Epidemiologist, NCIRD/CDC


Video:  Download Video [wmv file - 57.5 MB] Approximately 45 minutes in length.

Transcript: Download Transcript [8 pages]

Continuing Education Info: Download CE factsheet [2 pages]
The course number for this program is WD2450. CE expiration date: 11/27/16

Important information will be provided in the course of the session. After viewing the video, participants can go to CDC’s online learning system at to register for and obtain continuing education. Consult the above CE information factsheet for specific details. General instructions are available in the CE How-to Guide.

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