Cholera Vaccine for Travelers


Program Description

This module is designed to increase knowledge of cholera as an infectious agent, as well as its transmission and clinical presentation. The content draws on the latest ACIP and CDC recommendations and aims to improve provider competency around cholera prevention, diagnosis and treatment.


At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe cholera as an infectious agent.
  2. Identify the transmission route of cholera.
  3. Explain the clinical presentation of cholera.
  4. Describe diagnosis and treatment options for cholera.
  5. List recommendations for prevention strategies for cholera.
  6. Discuss cholera vaccine recommendations and CDC resources for cholera prevention.
  7. Identify strategies for cholera prevention in cooperation with patients, communities, at-risk populations, and other members of an interprofessional team of health care providers.


Kristina Angelo, Medical Epidemiologist
DO, MPH&TM, CDC Traveler’s Health Branch

Original Date

December 09, 2019

Expiration Date

December 09, 2021


This activity is offered through Figure 1 (, a platform available for free as a mobile or web app (supported by iOS and Android and Safari and Chrome, respectively). Participants are required to have a Figure 1 account to access the activity; they can sign up through the link above.  


Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Browser - Chrome or Safari



Target Audience

Physicians, Registered Nurses, and Physician Assistants


Basic medical/nursing and epidemiology training



Contact Information

Accreditation Statements

CME:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 0.5 contact hours.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias. 

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.

Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)

In order to receive continuing education (CE) for WB4279 – Cholera Vaccine for Travelers please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before 12/09/2021. 

Complete the activity

Complete the Evaluation at TCEO

Pass the posttest at 70% at TCEO

FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.