Vaccination Misconceptions

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Molly Paxton Emily Allen Morgan Hennard Richard Prior

Abstract

By Molly Paxton, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Emily Allen, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Morgan Hennard, Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Advisor: Richard Prior


Presentation ID: AM_B16


Abstract: Currently in the United States, there is an emerging trend of parents to refuse vaccinating children due to misinformation and lack of trust in the healthcare system. Evidence-based educational information was presented to expectant mothers at an area clinic. A post-survey assessed the participant's knowledge of vaccines. The audience gained accurate knowledge about vaccines, and provided feedback on the quality of the education initiative (Part 4). Part 4 and Part 5 will be completed after presenting our education session to the participants.

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AM Poster Session -- Great Hall -- B: Health & Body