Immunization Advocacy - Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy
Addressing and Overcoming Barriers to Vaccine Hesitancy: Positive Messaging for Patients
Wednesday, March 29, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm **SPECIAL earlier time!**
Presented by: Anton Grasch, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, UnityPoint Health Methodist Family Medicine, Peoria, IL
1. Educate patients about the importance of being immunized.
2. Identify approaches to overcome barriers associated with vaccine compliance.
3. Learn communication strategies for adult patients and the parents/caregivers of children who require immunization.
4. Develop an office-wide strategy to improve immunization rates (e.g., patient recall and reminder systems, standing orders).
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Top Ten Take-away Points from Addressing and Overcoming Barriers to Vaccine Hesitancy: Positive Messaging for Patients
CDC - Vaccine Safety
CDC - Who should NOT get Vaccinated
CDC - What Would Happen If We Stopped Vaccinations?
CDC - Standards for Adult Immunization Practice
CDC -Immunization schedules
CDC- Vaccines for Travelers
CDC - Vaccine information for Health Care Providers
About the ACIP
ACIP Q&A brochure
AAP - Case Studies on Vaccine Hesitancy
AAP - Communicating with Families
AAP - Immunization Social Media Kit
See How of Herd Immunity Works - Source: The History of Vaccines
Parents' Guide to Childhood Immunizations - A 64-page booklet introducing parents to the 14 childhood diseases and the vaccines that can protect children from them.
The Importance of Childhood Immunizations
Vaccinate Your Family -News and information for parents who wish to learn the truth about immunization and how best to protect their family from vaccine-preventable diseases.
Benefits of vaccinating - National Institutes of Health
What Would Happen If We Stopped Vaccinations?
If You Choose Not to Vaccinate Your Child, Understand the Risks and Responsibilities[2 pages]
Infant Immunizations FAQs
Why do preteens and teens need immunizations?