Module 19

COVID-19 Vaccines & Vaccine Hesitancy

The goal of this session is to review the major classes of COVID-19 vaccines, their common side effects and risks, and to discuss strategies for identifying and navigating vaccine hesitancy in a clinical environment.

What you will learn in Module 19

Differentiate between the major classes of COVID-19 vaccines

Review the data around COVID-19 vaccine efficacy

Identify the most common side effects, contraindi- cations, and risks of COVID-19 vaccines

Review the vaccine recommendations for different groups, including people living with HIV, pregnant women, and those with prior history of COVID-19

Discuss factors that may contribute to vaccine hesitancy among patients, their families, and communities

Apply the principles of motivational interviewing to engage vaccine-hesitant patients in conversations about vaccination

Discuss the major barriers to equitable COVID-19 vaccine dissemination

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Complete the Module

Each module includes a self-paced group activity and a group activity. The self-paced activity should be completed first. Learner and facilitator materials for the group activity are at the bottom of this page.

Self-Paced Activity

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Group Activity

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Facilitator Materials: Presentation

Slides for presenting the module activities.

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Facilitator Materials: Instructions

Instructions for facilitating the learning activity.

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Learner Materials:

Instructions for learners to complete the activity.

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