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Webinar Invitation-Measles Update: A primer for health care providers

From: IZBranch [mailto:IZBranch@CDPH.CA.GOV]
Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 1:54 PM
Subject: EZIZ Message: Webinar Invitation-Measles Update: A primer for health care providers

Dear EZIZ Users:

We would like to pass along information for an upcoming webinar intended for all health care providers who may evaluate a patient with measles.

WEBINAR -  Measles Update: A Primer for Health Care Providers 


Live webinar with Q&A

     February 17, 2015  Noon-1:00 PM

Archived webinar

     Available from February 19, 2015

The live and archived webinar have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

To register visit:

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/ip/MeaslesWebinar.htm  Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

To ensure that all who want to participate in this webinar are able to, it is suggested that groups try to use one line to access the webinar.

Webinar Overview

This webinar is designed for all health care providers who may evaluate a patient with measles.  This includes primary care, emergency medicine, urgent care, and other front-line health care providers.  Experts in measles will provide a “Measles 101” to review the classic and less typical clinical presentations of measles as well as the diagnosis and management of this highly infectious and once rare disease. There will be an open forum for question and answer to follow the didactic presentation.

Speakers

Alvin Nelson El Amin, MD, MPH 

Dr. El Amin is the Medical Director of the Immunization Program for the Los  Angeles County Department of Public Health.

James D. Cherry, MD, MSc

Dr. Cherry is a distinguished Research Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and member of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA.