Online Program

Vaccines and the Risk of Empirically Uninformed Risk Communication

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

Dan Kahan, JD, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT

Learning Areas:

Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Basic medical science applied in public health
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Provision of health care to the public
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Explain that effective risk communication admits of and demands empirical inquiry Explain the risks that uninformed, ad hoc, unprofessional risk communication creates for perceptions of vaccine safety Describe the value of monte carlo simulations in graphic reporting of multivariate regression results!

Keyword(s): Immunizations, Communication

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

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