Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Vaccination: Information for Healthcare Professionals
MMR vaccine protects against three diseases: measles, mumps, and rubella. CDC recommends children get two doses of MMR vaccine, starting with the first dose at 12 through 15 months of age, and the second dose at 4 through 6 years of age. Teens and adults should also be up to date on their MMR vaccination.
MMR vaccination is especially important for healthcare professionals, international travelers, and other specific groups.
ACIP vaccine recommendations and the contraindications and precautions for MMR vaccination
Information about MMR vaccine composition, dosage, and administration as well as vaccine effectiveness and duration of protection
General information about vaccine storage and handling
Administrating MMR and possible vaccine administration errors
Vaccine safety, provider education, and patient education resources, as well as clinical information and references
Find scientific-based info, tailored to support healthcare professionals and health departments
You Call the Shots is an interactive, web-based immunization training course. It consists of a series of modules that discuss vaccine-preventable diseases and explain the latest recommendations for vaccine use. Each module provides learning opportunities, self-test practice questions, reference and resource materials, and an extensive glossary.