Key Takeaways

The key takeaways of this chapter are:

  • Vaccine hesitancy is complex and nuanced. Strategies to address it should reflect this reality.
  • It is important to communicate effectively with clients through presumptive statements, motivational interviewing, and therapeutic relationship building.
  • Clear, simple, evidence-informed language about vaccines is an important strategy to mitigate vaccine hesitancy.
  • Health professionals play an important role in addressing vaccine hesitancy.


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Vaccine Practice for Health Professionals: 1st Canadian Edition by Oona St-Amant, Jennifer Lapum, Vinita Dubey, Karen Beckermann, Che-Sheu Huang, Carly Weeks, Kate Leslie, and Kim English is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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