Regional Immunization Manual

Competency #13: Immunization Issues

Competency: Addresses immunization issues using an evidence-based approach

  • The health professional will be able to perform the following:
  • 1. Describe factors which lead to skepticism regarding immunization for both health professionals and the general public.
  • 2. Describe the impact that misperceptions regarding immunizing agents have on immunization programs and on the population.
  • 3. Address misperceptions regarding immunizing agents using an evidence-based approach.
  • 4. Locate evidence-based sources of information on current issues relating to immunization.
  • 5. Use evidence-based scientific knowledge to develop clear, concise key messages regarding true immunization benefits and risks.

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