This session covers strategies for effective communication across different generational groups, and how you can apply these principles when discussing COVID vaccine information. We explored how to embrace generational diversity and share practical approaches for nurses to implement in the workplace.
Dr. Stephen Perez, a Lieutenant in the U.S Public Health Service and nurse epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses strategies and key messaging for building vaccine confidence among health care personnel and guidance for leading effective vaccine conversations with staff at your health care facility.
This session covers the COVID-19 vaccination experience at Hawai‘i Pacific Health. We also learn about their successful mobile vaccination program, with direct youth engagement, at schools and community centers and share strategies to build these innovative partnerships in your community.
Watch the first session of the Nurse-Led Forum for Vaccine Confidence series, where we heard diverse perspectives from the nursing community and discussed how to become a vaccine ambassador as a first step to building trust in public health and the COVID-19 vaccine.
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.