Addressing Vaccine Misinformation in Nursing - Online Course

This webinar will describe common areas of vaccine misinformation and hesitancy among both nurses and the public and discuss how to address misinformation based on evidence.
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Accreditation:  Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses, as the most trusted profession, have a large role to play in addressing vaccine misinformation among other nurses as well as the public. This webinar will describe common areas of vaccine misinformation and hesitancy among both nurses and the public and discuss how to address misinformation based on evidence.
In partnership with ANA.

This course will retire after 7th July 2024.

After participating in this course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe common areas of misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines that contribute to vaccine hesitancy among the general public
  • Explain sources of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among nurses
  • Discuss how to counter misinformation and vaccine hesitancy based on evidence

Course Outline:

    1. About this Course
    2. Course Content
      a. Includes the learning outcomes and webinar video
    3. Post-content questions

Speaker Bios:

Danielle Perkins, PhD, RN

Dr. Danielle Perkins is the manager of the Center for Excellence in Nursing Education for Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing(Sigma). In this role, she oversees the administration and ongoing review of nurse faculty leadership enrichment institutes and academies and leads the development of professional role education for international nursing faculty.

Shanina C. Knighton, PhD, RN, CIC

Dr. Shanina Knighton is a KL2 Scholar a clinical nurse scientist, infection preventionist and faculty at Case Western Reserve University as and part-time assistant professor in biomedical engineering. Her work focuses on infection prevention self-management in healthcare settings including technology-based interventions to improve patient hand hygiene, identification of harmful bacteria and viruses on patients' hands and strategies for implementing infection prevention guidelines in different settings. She received her Doctor of Philosophy from Case Western Reserve University.

Kristin Choi, PhD, RN

Dr. Kristen Choi is an Assistant Professor of Nursing and Public Health at UCLA. She is a health services researcher and studies mental health among children and adolescents. In 2020, Dr. Choi wrote and spoke extensively about COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccines from the perspective of a nurse scientist. She participated in the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19vaccine trial in summer 2020 and has administered vaccines to children and adults in Los Angeles.

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