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Responding to Vaccine Hesitancy and Misinformation is a Course

Responding to Vaccine Hesitancy and Misinformation



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NETEC COVID-19 Webinar Series

Responding to Vaccine Hesitancy and Misinformation

Release Date: 12/30/2020

Expires: 12/29/2021

The estimated time to complete this enduring material is 60 minutes.


This enduring material is intended primarily for healthcare workers and teams which may include but are not limited to, medical and nursing staff, administration, education/training leadership, and infection control leadership. Staff specializing in emergency management, communications, specialized clinical areas, laboratory, facilities management and environmental services are also welcome.


At the conclusion of this enduring material, the participant should be better able to:

  • Discuss the hesitancy surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine including the public fears related to the inconsistencies of risk communication  
  • Describe what resources are reliable and available to assist with interpretation of information in order to confront fallacies 
  • Utilize effective communication strategies to assist with successful messaging in challenging situations related to the COVID-19 vaccine roll out to reduce hesitancy and lack of confidence in the vaccine


The following faculty,** planners, and others in control of content have no financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies (commercial interests):

  • Sarah Anderson-Fiore, MPH, CHES
  • Sonia Bell, BS
  • Heidi Keeler, PhD, RN
  • Allison Klajbor, BS
  • Benjamin Mattson, MS Ed
  • Jason Noble, BA, BFA
  • Renee Paulin, MSN, RN, CWOCN
  • Brenda Ram, CMP, CHCP
  • Lauren Sauer, MSc**
  • Monica Schoch-Spana, PhD, BA**
  • Michelle Schwedhelm, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
  • Tara Kirk Sell, PhD, MA**
  • Patricia Tennill, BSN, RN
  • Sharon Vanairsdale, DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC, NP-C, CEN. FAEN, FAAN
  • Sami Vasistha, MS


This program is funded by ASPR & CDC

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