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CPD

Building Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines: Why Are Millennials Hesitant?

  • Authors: Sarah Jarvis, MA (Cantab), BM BCh (Oxon), DRCOG, FRCGP, MBE
  • CPD Released: 3/23/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 3/23/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Non-US Physicians - maximum of 0.25 CPD

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US primary care physicians, infectious disease (ID)/HIV specialists, and pediatricians.

The goal of this activity is that physicians will be able to introduce and discuss the benefit:risk profile of COVID-19 vaccines with vaccine-hesitant patients who are in the millennial age group (26 to 40 years).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Reasons for vaccine hesitance among millennial-aged adults
    • Clinical and real-world evidence of vaccine efficacy and safety
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Applying effective communication strategies for discussing the COVID-19 vaccine with millennial-aged adults


Disclosures

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All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


Faculty

  • Sarah Jarvis, MA (Cantab), BM BCh (Oxon), DRCOG, FRCGP, MBE

    General Practitioner and Clinical Director
    Patient Platform, Limited
    London, United Kingdom

    Disclosures

    No relevant financial relationships.

Editors

  • Shanthi Voorn, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC 

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Shanthi Voorn, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.  

  • Kevan H. Chambers, CBiol, MRSB

    Medical Writer, MEDEGY Science & Healthcare Co.

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Kevan H. Chambers, CBiol, MRSB, has no relevant financial relationships.  

Compliance Reviewer

  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 0.25 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

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CPD

Building Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines: Why Are Millennials Hesitant?

Authors: Sarah Jarvis, MA (Cantab), BM BCh (Oxon), DRCOG, FRCGP, MBEFaculty and Disclosures

CPD Released: 3/23/2022

Valid for credit through: 3/23/2023

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Note: The information on the coronavirus outbreak is continually evolving. The content within this activity serves as a historical reference to the information that was available at the time of this publication. We continue to add to the collection of activities on this subject as new information becomes available. It is the policy of Medscape Education to avoid the mention of brand names or specific manufacturers in accredited educational activities. However, manufacturer names related to the approved COVID-19 vaccines are provided in this activity in an effort to promote clarity. The use of manufacturer names should not be viewed as an endorsement by Medscape of any specific product or manufacturer.

Medscape Clinic Patient info

Patient first and last name: Samantha Keating

Patient Age: 33 years old

Presenting condition: Regular check-up for hypothyroidism

Samantha is a 33-year-old woman. She is having a regular check-up with her GP for hypothyroidism. Today Samantha discuss her concerns regarding the COVID-19 vaccine with her doctor.

 
 
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