Strategies to Communicate with Vaccine Hesitant Parents - with CE
JoEllen Wolicki, BSN, RN from CDC will present on parents’ most common vaccine concerns, best practice strategies to communicate with vaccine hesitant parents and resources for clinical staff and parents.
Participants will be able to identify one best practice communication strategy to use when talking to vaccine hesitant parents.
JoEllen Wolicki is a Nurse Educator with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Communication and Education Branch. Before joining CDC in 2010, she served for 14 years as a Nurse Consultant with the Michigan Department of Community Health Division of Immunization. She worked with multiple program components including provider education and outreach, the statewide immunization information system and the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. At CDC, JoEllen serves as a committee member of several work groups for the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), contributes to the Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases textbook (the Pink Book), and works on many immunization training and educational materials and programs. She travels throughout the United States to educate healthcare providers on immunization. JoEllen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Detroit/Mercy.
To receive 1.25 nursing contact hours, participants must watch the entire webinar and complete the webinar evaluation. Upon completion of the evaluation, participants will be issued a certificate of completion.
No conflict of interest due to products/services of commercial entities related to the activity topic has been disclosed by the presenter or members of the planning team.