Best Practices to Move from Recommendation to Implementation
November 16, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Along with statewide and school-based immunization requirements to help increase pediatric immunization coverage, office-based immunization programs are important in improving the uptake of vaccinations in the community. This presentation will discuss how healthcare professionals should prepare for addressing parental vaccine hesitancy, delays in immunization schedules, and other barriers contributing to suboptimal vaccination rates. Provider recommendation, knowledge of true contraindications, and strong support via their own personal choices can assist with parental vaccine acceptance.