The Significance of Cultural Intelligence in Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy Rooted in Historic and Systemic Racism

Nov 15, 2021  12:49 PM  EST | Past Webinars |

Cultural intelligence (CQ) is foundational to understanding the origins of perspective and how to move beyond individual perspective to a more global purview. This session addresses the implications for applying cultural intelligence to understanding the impact of historic and systemic racism on vaccine hesitancy.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify and analyze the relationships between CQ application and advancing health equity
  2. Discuss the significance and impact of structural racism on vaccine hesitancy
  3. Apply CQ strategies that may reduce the impact of implicit bias on health outcomes and interprofessional relationships

About the speaker: Angela Richard-Eaglin, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, Associate Dean for Equity, Associate Professor, Yale School of Nursing Angela Richard-Eaglin is the Associate Dean for Equity at the Yale School of Nursing. She is a champion for expanding diversity and inspiring cultural intelligence and cultural humility in health care organizations, health professions education programs, and in clinical practice. Her nursing career has been dedicated to promoting and advancing equity among under-represented, marginalized, stigmatized, and financially burdened populations.

This live session was recorded on November 5, 2021, and contains CDC guidance that was up-to-date at the time, but may not reflect current guidelines. Please visit this page to learn about COVID vaccines. To skip the CDC guideline portion, start the video at 9:34.

Slide Deck:

#NursesMakeChangeHappen Vaccine Toolkit

This toolkit was created to give nurses the tools to do their part in the national vaccine effort. It is designed to help you decrease vaccine hesitancy and increate vaccination rates in your community. 



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