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Measles: pathology, management and public health issues

Measles: pathology, management and public health issues

Measles: pathology, management and public health issues

Jackie Bentley, Jo Rouse and Jenny Pinfield
Jackie Bentley, Jo Rouse and Jenny Pinfield
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

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Launch date: 26 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 27 Aug 2018

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Description

Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that continues to occur in epidemics in the UK despite efforts to eradicate it. In the acute stage, measles is associated with several complications including otitis media, but some of the most severe consequences of the disease occur months and even years after the initial infection. Worldwide, measles contributes significantly to deaths in childhood and places an additional burden on families already living with the consequence of poverty and conflict. This learning module aims to develop the reader's understanding of measles, including its pathophysiology, management and associated public health issues.

Objectives

The aim of this module is to highlight strategies to aid recognition, management and prevention of measles.

On completion of this course you will gain an understanding of:
1. Describe the pathophysiology of measles.

2. Explain how measles is transmitted.

3. Outline the role that vaccination plays in the prevention of measles.
Jackie Bentley, Jo Rouse and Jenny Pinfield

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Jackie Bentley, Jo Rouse and Jenny Pinfield
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

Jackie Bentley, Senior lecturer, Child health, University of Worcester.
Jo Rouse, Head of academic unit of applied professional studies, Institute of Health and Society, University of Worcester, Worcester, England.
Jenny Pinfield, Programme lead for pre-registration nursing, Institute of Health and Society, University of Worcester, Worcester, England.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours
  • Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
  • 1.00 Hours

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