Full course description
Mythbusters: Vaccine Edition
Vaccines are a crucial component of our public health system and one of the safest ways to protect the health of our population. Unfortunately, misinformation, distrust and fear prevent adequate uptake of needed immunization. Pharmacists are in position to answer patient questions, point them to credible sources of information and help empower people to make health decisions rooted in science. This program aims to identify resources to address vaccine related concerns, answer frequently asked questions about vaccine safety and develop tactics to discuss vaccination with patients.
Program Learning Objectives
- Identify 3 resources for addressing patient/parent concerns regarding vaccine safety
- Discuss the role of preservatives and adjuvants in vaccine preparation
- Discern the difference between vaccine hesitancy and vaccine resistance and strategies to address both
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Information:
This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with the policies of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education through the sponsorship of OSU College of Pharmacy. The OSU College of Pharmacy is approved by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Upon completion of this activity, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion, and a Statement of Credit shall be uploaded to CPE Monitor. Completion requires 1) Registration for the course 2) Completion of all modules and 3) Completion of the program evaluation.
Activity Type: Knowledge
Activity Release Date: 01/25/2021
Activity Expiration Date: 01/25/2024
Contact Hours: 1 Hour Immunizations