Publication Date

12-8-2019

Document Type

Conference Poster

First Advisor

Coulter, Katherine

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Abstract

The purpose of this project was to present a review of the current literature on effective methods of education on the importance of vaccines and how to identify and address common concerns of vaccine-hesitant parents. A review of current literature was conducted using CINAHL and PubMed databases utilizing scholarly articles created within the last five years. Seventy articles were reviewed and eight were chosen for the purpose of creating and presenting thesis materials. Current research indicates a strong correlation between building trusting relationships that promote open and honest communication as key factors in swaying parents towards a positive and knowledgeable stance towards vaccinations. Additionally, addressing specific parental concerns is more effective than providing general vaccination information. Future research is indicated in solidifying concrete methods for swaying vaccine-hesitant parents.

Rhae Ann Riddle - Capstone Final Submission - 2019.doc (30 kB)
Rhae Ann Riddle - Capstone Final Submission - 2019.doc (30.5Kb)

Rhae Ann Riddle -Capstone Vaccination Poster 2019.pdf (127 kB)
Rhae Ann Riddle -Capstone Vaccination Poster 2019.pdf (127.2Kb)

Rhae Ann Riddle - Honors Capstone Reflection - 2019.pdf (101 kB)
Rhae Ann Riddle - Honors Capstone Reflection - 2019.pdf (101.8Kb)

Rhae Ann Riddle - Capstone Project - 2019.pdf (471 kB)
Rhae Ann Riddle - Capstone Project - 2019.pdf (471.9Kb)

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

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NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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