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

Since this course was recorded, the Tdap vaccine recommendation for pregnant women has changed. Pregnant women are now recommended one dose of Tdap during each pregnancy, preferably between 27 and 36 weeks gestation.

Coughing up the Facts on Pertussis – Emerging Trends and Vaccine Recommendations is presented as a web‐on‐demand video. It was posted for CE credit on December 12, 2012. CE credit is available until November 26, 2014. This webcast was originally recorded on May 30, 2012.

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.)

Moderator: Dr. Andrew Kroger

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

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Video:  Download Video [wmv file - 78.19MB] Approximately 1 hour in length.

Transcript: Download Transcript [20 pages]

Continuing Education Info: Download CE factsheet [2 pages]
The course number for this program is WD2135. CE expiration date: 11/26/2014

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 www.cdc.gov/tceonline/ to register for and obtain CE credit. Consult the above CE information factsheet for specific details. General instructions are available in the CE How-to Guide.

Pertussis Web site: www.cdc.gov/pertussis/index.html.

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