Trusted Sources of Health Care Information and Services: Strategies for Bolstering Vaccine Confidence Within Hispanic Communities

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As pharmacists, it’s important to serve as trusted messengers for vaccine decision-making for their patients. This online learning course presents a panel discussion with experts in the field serving the needs of Hispanic, Latino, and/or LatinX communities. Panelists will address factors that contribute to vaccine confidence and acceptance, how access to healthcare impacts patients’ ability and/or willingness to get vaccinated, and key cultural considerations when working with Hispanic communities. In addition, panelists will offer available resources for pharmacists interested in increasing vaccine confidence within their communities, and present case scenarios to describe research-aligned strategies to increase vaccine confidence.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this application-based activity, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Discuss the role of pharmacists and other healthcare providers as trusted messengers for vaccine information.
  • Explain the importance of cultural context and health literacy when discussing vaccinations.
  • Describe research-aligned strategies to increase vaccine confidence.

Activity type: Application-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists 
Learning Level: 2

Accreditation Information

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The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following online learning course is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEU). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-21-283-H06-P. 

To obtain credit for completing Trusted Sources of Health Care Information and Services: Strategies for Bolstering Vaccine Confidence Within Hispanic Communities, participants will need to watch the archived webinar recording, complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation questions, and then CLAIM credit. Participants need to have a valid pharmacist.com username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.

APhA continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete this continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the assessment a third time. The current policy of the APhA Education Department is not to release the correct answers to any of our CPE tests. This policy is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the assessment.

Initial release date: August 19, 2021
Expiration date: August 19, 2024 - No credit can be earned after this date

Development and Support

Trusted Sources of Health Care Information and Services: Strategies for Bolstering Vaccine Confidence Within Hispanic Communities is an online learning activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association in collaboration with the National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH). © 2021 American Pharmacists Association

This recorded webinar was funded in part by a collaborative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — CoAg number 1 NU50CK000576-01-00. The CDC is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this resource do not necessarily represent the CDC or HHS, and should not be considered an endorsement by the Federal Government.

Disclosures

Robyn Correll Carlyle, MPH; Gladys Carrillo, LCSW; and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, visit the APhA website at www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures

Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Mitchel C. Rothholz, RPh, MBA, Chief of Governance & State Affiliates at the American Pharmacists Association.

Fee

There is no fee associated with this activity. This online learning activity is open to APhA members and nonmembers.

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-21-283-H06-P 0.1 CEUs August 19, 2021 - August 19, 2024