Learning Series for Community Health Workers: Addressing Adult Immunizations
Thu, 10/5/2023 at 10:00 am-Thu, 10/5/2023 at 11:00 am(PDT)
Community health workers play an important role in increasing confidence in and uptake of vaccines in the communities they serve. Comagine Health and Boost Oregon invite community health workers, home health workers and others who provide care to the elderly to attend this two-part learning series.
This session will focus on motivational interviewing as it relates to vaccination. Participants will build and practice critical skills for encouraging vaccination within the populations they serve. Session 1 will review skills and tools for discussing adult vaccines with patience.
Ari O’Donovan, diversity program director, Boost Oregon
Ryan Hassan, MD, MPH, medical director, Boost Oregon
Understand the importance of peer advocacy and encouraging vaccine confidence
Understand the details surrounding adult immunizations
Develop skills and tools to discuss adult vaccines with patience