5205.0 Improving Influenza Vaccine Acceptance

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 12:30 PM
Each year in the U.S., influenza causes 36,000 deaths and 226,000 hospitalizations. Vaccinations are an effective way of reducing influenza morbidity and mortality, but most Americans remain unvaccinated. This session highlights health education and health promotion programs/interventions that increase influenza vaccine acceptance and rates.

12:30 PM
A critical evaluation of H1N12009 risk communication efforts with children and families
Andrew S. LaJoie, PhD, MSPH, Miriam S. Silman, MSW, Ginny Sprang, PhD, James J. Clark, PhD, Phyllis Leigh, MSW, CSW and Candice Jackson

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: School Health Education and Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)