Spotting Measles Before It Spreads

This course for the interdisciplinary health care team (RN, MD, APP, EMS) provides a review of the clinical pathways and treatment for measles. The course also includes a case study presentation and discussion on diagnostic testing, infection prevention, transmission, and vaccination recommendations.

Estimated time for completion: 1 hour

Target Audience

Nurses, Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, EMS

Learner Outcomes

As a result of this activity, learners will be able to report new knowledge related to measles in order to provide current, evidence-based care to pediatric patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the clinical presentation and complications of measles
  • Identify diagnostic testing approaches for measles
  • Describe infection prevention and control measures to prevent transmission of measles
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Colorado State EMS
  • 1.00 NCPD
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO
United States

Faculty Presenter:
Jessica Cataldi, MD, MSCS
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Infectious Disease
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Infectious Disease
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Peer Reviewer:
Sara Saporta-Keating, MS, MD
Assistant Professor, Sections of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology 
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Associate Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control
Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs


Dr. Sara Saporta-Keating, peer reviewer for this course, is a co-investigator in two investigator- initiated, industry sponsored research studies with Pfizer evaluating pneumococcal disease epidemiology.

All other planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.


Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 1 nursing contact hour(s) is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Children’s Hospital Colorado is a State of Colorado recognized EMS Training Group (CO-049) and will provide 1 continuing education credit(s) for all pre-hospital providers.

A certificate of attendance will be provided upon completion of this course.

Criteria to Obtain Continuing Education Certificate
Complete this course
Obtain a passing score with a minimum of 70% on post assessment quiz
Complete the course evaluation

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Colorado State EMS
  • 1.00 NCPD


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Required Hardware/software

You will need access to the internet, speakers or a headset to participate in this course.