Loading Events

Novel Approaches to Overcoming Barriers to Immunizations


November 8, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:

By attending this webinar, you will be able to identify appropriate approaches to use when addressing vaccine questions and concerns from patients, families and healthcare teams.

This webinar will be recorded.


  • Communication approaches that may be useful in addressing vaccine questions and concerns.
    • Communication techniques for health care workers
    • Communication techniques for patients, families, and communities
  • Biases that may be present and represent a threat to program success.
    • Vaccine optimism
    • Vaccine hesitancy
    • Vaccine apathy
  • Approaches that use the health care environment in support of improving immunization conversations and outcomes.
    • Strategies to improve clinic operations for vaccination
    • Communication efficiencies
    • Patient engagement

Featured Speaker:

Ruth Carrico has worked in the field of infection prevention and control for more than thirty years. Dr. Carrico has served as the editor for the APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology, the primary textbook used worldwide.

n addition, she has served an extended term on the CDC’s Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) where she was lead author on the CDC Core Infection Prevention and Control Practices for Safe Healthcare Delivery in All Settings document. Dr. Carrico continues to be an active member of CDC Workgroups and continues to mentor Infection Preventionists worldwide.


$150.00 per facility or $35.00 per individual. VIP Subscribers: Use as part of your subscription.

1.0 Nurse Contact Hour

Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.