June 29, 2023 12:00 pm

Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy in the US

In this recorded webinar, join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for a discussion addressing adult vaccine hesitancy in the US. This enduring activity features interactive case studies to address current vaccine recommendations and gaps in coverage. Presenters share strategies for effective communication on vaccine recommendations for influenza (flu), pneumococcal disease, hepatitis B, Tdap, and COVID-19 for US adults.

In this recorded webinar, NFID Medical Director William Schaffner, MD, moderates presentations by Ruth M. Carrico, PhD, DNP, FNP-C, CIC, professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville School of Medicine, and Rupali J. Limaye, PhD, MPH, MA, associate professor, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify issues, barriers, and challenges that impact adult vaccine acceptance in the US
  • Discuss health disparities in coverage for adult influenza (flu), pneumococcal disease, hepatitis B, Tdap, and COVID-19 vaccines in the US
  • Evaluate and apply strategies for implementation of US adult immunization recommendations into practice

There is no fee to participate in this activity, but pre-registration is required:

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NFID designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.