This session will cover: 1) ATS funded initiatives to promote vaccination, 2) vaccine hesitancy, including the patient and clinician perspective, 3) how to increase vaccine coverage among adults with chronic lung disease, and 4) new vaccines that protect against infectious respiratory disease.
• Learn new strategies used by clinicians to improve adult vaccination in their own communities
• Gain an understanding of emerging strategies to support vaccine uptake and knowledge about new respiratory infectious disease prevention products
• Apply strategies to enhance patient uptake of vaccines in one’s home institution or practice environment
Justin Ortiz, MD, MS
Isaretta Riley, MD, MPH
Kimberly Fisher, MD, MSc
Introduction: Overview of Importance of Vaccines and Immunization to Respiratory Health, Discuss the CMSS Initiative, and Discuss Vaccines on the Horizon
A Patient's Perspective: Making a Shared Decision: "How Addressing My Concerns Moved Me to Vaccine Action"
Clinician's perspective: "What I hear when I urge my patients to get vaccinated."
Clinician's Perspective: Addressing Hesitancy and Misinformation to Increase Vaccine Coverage Among Diverse Populations with Chronic Lung Disease