The Science and School Nurses’ Experiences with COVID-19 Vaccination for ChildrenOverview:
Dr. May Beth Miotto discusses the history of and the aprroval process for the COVID vaccine for children ages 5-11 as well as the most current information regarding COVID-19 in children. Dr. Cynthia Samuel, and Karen Rufo, describe how the vaccination process for children is occurring in their very different communities and what strategies they are using to promote vaccination access. Robin Cogan discusses the vital role school nurses play in providing accurate, truthful health information to their students, families and communities. This is a recorded webinar from November 18, 2021.
Contact hours:1.5 Cost: $10 Length: 90 mins
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Cost: $ 10.00
Contact Hours 1.5
After viewing this program, the participant should be able to;
- Describe latest research on indication, safety, and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine for children < 12.
- Identify talking points and resources for interactions with parents/guardians about this specific vaccination, addressing vaccine questioning parents.
- Describe school nurse communications with school communities (students, parents/guardians, staff, etc) about COVID-19 vaccination for children, e.g. how messaging is delivered and what have been the responses.
- Describe school nurse involvement with (school-located) COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children, i.e. collaborations, steps needed, lessons learned so far.
Presenter Disclosure Statement:
The planners of this educational activity have no conflict of interest to declare. The speakers have no conflict of interest to declare unless otherwise indicated prior to their presentations.
Continuing Education Information:
Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Provider Number 2019U003