PrepAudio | Official Audio Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics
January 2009, Volume 0, No. 0

Countering Vaccine Misinformation

Countering Vaccine Misinformation
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Learning Objectives

  • To discern the factors that contribute to vaccine hesitancy.
  • To understand that valid scientific information is needed but not sufficient to reassure immunization-hesitant parents about vaccine safety.
  • To formulate a tailored response to parental immunization concerns.
  • To explore the vaccine safety monitoring system in the United States and the role of pediatricians in it.
  • To identify reliable sources of vaccine safety information for concerned parents.
Countering Vaccine Misinformation

Martin G. Myers, MD, FAAP

Dr. Myers disclosed no financial relationship relevant to this issue. This issue does not contain a discussion of unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device.

Countering Vaccine Misinformation

Walter A. Orenstein, MD, FAAP

Dr. Orenstein, disclosed no financial relationship relevant to this issue. This issue does not contain a discussion of unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device.

Countering Vaccine Misinformation

Edgar K. Marcuse, MD, MPH, FAAP

Dr. Marcuse disclosed no financial relationship relevant to this issue. This issue does not contain a discussion of unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device.