Letha M. Joseph, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC and Reenu Varghese, DNP, APRN, FNP-C discuss evidence-based strategies to address medical misinformation and have effective vaccine conversations. We also learn about stages of change and highlight approaches for talking with clients who are in different stages of behavior modification.
This interactive workshop walks nurses through how to tell their personal COVID-19 vaccine story, how to construct a meaningful narrative, and how to share their story for the benefit of others.
Maureen Boardman, MSN, FNP-C, FAANP, Clinical-Research Director, and Jaime Riley, LPN, COVID Vaccine Coordinator, of Little Rivers Healthcare, share community outreach strategies, messaging considerations for promoting vaccine confidence, and best practices for FQHC that serve as vaccine sites in rural communities.
Dr. Kelly Wolgast, Director of the COVID-19 Operations Control Center at Pennsylvania State University, discussed developing protocols for COVID testing and response through universities. Dr. Wolgast has many years of executive nursing and healthcare leadership experience, and brings a unique perspective from serving 26 years on Active Duty in the United States Army as an Army Nurse and retiring as a Colonel.
In this session, we explored how to improve vaccine awareness and access among individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD). Our expert panel shared strategies to advocate for individuals with I/DD and highlighted on-the-ground approaches for equitable health care.
This session helps prepare nurses to share information and stories on social media. We walk through the basics of individual social media channels as well as best practices for sharing your own content and engaging with others’.
Turning Points for Children (a Philadelphia-based program) hosted a town hall event to provide background information on the COVID-19 vaccine development process and its safety. Program parents, community members, and Turning Points for Children staff/clients had the opportunity to learn about the latest COVID-19 vaccine guidelines for children and teens and how best to address vaccine misinformation.